The A92 has reopened after a two-vehicle crash caused a six-mile road closure in the Mearns area.
Emergency services were called to an the accident involving a Ford Transit van and Citroen car in the Gourdon area, between St Cyrus and Inverbervie, shortly after 7.30am.
The road was shut in both directions between the junctions with the B9120 and the B967.
A police spokesman said the road reopened at 9.20am and added that there were no serious injuries.
Traffic travelling north was being diverted onto the B9120 for the A90 (towards Laurencekirk junction).
Traffic heading south was being diverted onto the B967 for the A90 (towards Fordoun junction).
Stagecoach tweeted the diversions on its 747 bus services.