Officers continue to investigate fatal RTC at Glenbervie
Published 13 March 2019
Police Scotland is today continuing to investigate the circumstances of a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the A90 at Glenbervie at around 4.30pm on Tuesday, 12 March.
The A90 remains closed in both directions at Glenbervie but is expected to reopen this afternoon (Wednesday 13 March 2019).
The collision involved three vehicles, a red Renault Megane Scenic, a silver Ford B Max, and a City Link bus.
The red Renault Megane had five occupants in total.
The three deceased, two men and one woman, were all passengers in this vehicle and are understood to be foreign nationals. The remaining occupants, the male driver and a woman, were taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The man has minor injuries and the woman has serious but not life threatening injuries.
The City Link bus was carrying a number of passengers plus the driver. None of the passengers were injured and the male bus driver sustained minor injuries
The two occupants of the silver Ford B Max were a man and a woman and they were also taken to Aberdeen Royal infirmary. Their injuries are described as not life threatening.
Road Policing Chief Inspector Stewart Mackie said: “Collision Investigators have been working throughout the night and we are hoping to open the A90 to traffic early this afternoon.
“I realise this will have created significant travel disruption to travellers and so I would like to thank them for their patience whilst we dealt with and continue to investigate this tragic incident.
“This would have been a difficult and harrowing scene for those who witnessed the collision and tried to offer assistance. I would like to express my gratitude for their efforts and to also thank the emergency services who dealt with this extremely challenging incident.
“My thoughts remain with everyone affected by this.
“If anyone witnessed the incident and hasn’t already spoken to the police I would ask that they contact officers on 101 using reference number 2576 of 12 March. “
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