A WOMAN and child have been rushed to hospital after a crash between a car and lorry on an Aberdeenshire road.
The pair were involved in the collision at the junction of the A96 and A920 in Huntly yesterday afternoon.
Police confirmed one woman was rushed to hospital for treatment, and a child was taken as a precaution.
The condition of the pair is not known.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed cutting equipment, stabilisation gear and small tools were used during the rescue.
The A96 was closed in both directions for around three hours after the smash.
The busy route was reopened at 8.15pm after local diversions were put in place.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were made aware of a two vehicle crash involving a car and a lorry at the junction of A96 and the A920 near the Tesco supermarket in Huntly around 5.20pm.
“The road was closed in both directions as emergency services attended the scene.
“One woman was taken to hospital for treatment, along with a young child as a precaution. The road was re-open by 8.15pm.”