Woman dies after Aberdeenshire lorry crash

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A woman has died after the car she was in was involved in a crash with a lorry.

• Woman ‘in her late 20s’ dies after lorry crash in Aberdeenshire

• Unidentified woman was taken to hospital but died of her injuries

The incident happened on the A947 at its junction with the A920 east of Oldmeldrum in Aberdeenshire at approximately 6pm.

Police have said she was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but her injuries were fatal.

“All three emergency services attended the scene. The casualty was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and there were no other casualties,” a spokesman for the police said.

A spokesman for the fire service said crews cut free a woman from a car after being involved in a collision with a lorry near Oldmeldrum.

“Police Scotland can confirm that two vehicles were involved and the female driver of one vehicle has been fatally injured,” said a force spokesman.

“The female is in her late 20s. The A947 is likely to remain closed for several hours whilst Police Scotland investigate the circumstances.”