Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on Burn Lane in Inverurie.
The incident occurred around 2.50pm on Friday, 16 November.
The collision involved a silver Ford Fiesta car, three pedestrians and two parked vehicles.
As a result of the collision, three female pedestrians – aged 76, 54 and 40-years-old – were taken by ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Their injuries are described as serious.
The car driver, an 82-year-old man, received minor injuries and was released from hospital.
Sergeant Andrew Meikleham of the Road Policing Department said: “Anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw the silver Ford Fiesta beforehand, is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference number 2280 of November 16, 2018”.
“The road was closed for several hours while emergency services attended the scene but has now reopened and we pass on our thanks to road users and local people for their patience during this time.”