Two people have been taken to hospital following a one car accident near Buckie this morning.
Police Scotland were alerted at around 3.15am and attended the scene along with a fire appliance from Buckie and paramedics from the Scottish Ambulance Service.
Three men and one woman were travelling in the car, a white Ford Focus when the accident happened at Blair Cottage.
One of the two injured men is thought to have life changing injuries.
Firefighters had to use cutting equipment to release one of the casualties.
A section of the A98 Fochabers to Cullen road is still closed and diversions are in place.