Three people have been killed and four others rushed to hospital after a triple-crash in Scotland.
Emergency services rushed to the mass pile-up on the A90 between Aberdeen and Dundee at Glenbervie.
More than 20 firefighters arrived and had to cut four people free from their vehicles as those injured were airlifted to hospital.
Police described the crash, between a Megabus and two, cars as ‘serious’ as the commuter route was shut in both directions.
The collision happened on the A90 between Aberdeen and Dundee at Glenbervie, Police Scotland said
The bus driver suffered minor injuries but none of the coach passengers were hurt during the crash.
Motorist Jillie Aitchison, 45, who stopped to give first aid at the scene, told Northsound radio: ‘It was absolute carnage.
‘I stopped my car along with other first aiders to help.’
A police spokesman said the southbound carriageway had been ‘obstructed’, according to the Evening Express.
She said: ‘We received the call at 4.40pm regarding a collision on the A90 north of Laurencekirk.
‘The road is currently closed in both directions and diversions are in place via the A92.
‘The public are advised to avoid the area and seek an alternative route.
The bus driver suffered minor injuries but none of the coach passengers were hurt during the crash
A spokesman from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: ‘We received the call at 4.29pm about a collision between three cars and a bus.
‘We have five appliances on the scene at the junction with Glenbervie and Drumlithie on the A90.
‘We have 25 firefighters there in total.
‘This included a heavy rescue unit. Four people have been cut free from vehicles.’