Appeal following Ellon RTC

The car involved in the incident on Station Road, Ellon
The car involved in the incident on Station Road, Ellon

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious road traffic collision in Ellon at the weekend.

Officers are continuing to investigate the incident, whch happend at around 8.05pm on Sunday, June 5.

Emergency services were called to the scene after a 49-year man was seriously injured at a pedestrian crossing on the town’s Station Road, near Ellon Primary School.

Immediately following the incident Police said early indications suggested that the casualty was not suffering from life-threatening injuries. However, the said his injuries were “not insignificant”.

He remains at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in a serious condition.

The incident also involved a white Vauxhall Astra which was travelling on the westbound lane at the time.

The male driver was uninjured.

Officers spent hours scouring the scene to try to determine what happened.

Following the incident the Vauxhall could be seen with extensive damage to its windscreen, as it stopped just a few feet from the pedestrian crossing on a residential street.

Commenting on the incident, Road Policing Officer PC Andy Taylor said: “Our thoughts are with the injured man’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“I would urge anyone who was in the area at the time in question to please come forward as we piece together the circumstances of this incident.

“Any information at all may be of assistance.

“Likewise, anyone who saw the vehicle involved in the moments leading up to the collision should also come forward.