A man has died following a single vehicle car crash in Tayside.
The incident happened at 3.45pm on an unnamed road between Auchterarder and Muthill at Mechany Bridge.
Emergency crews, including police, ambulance and two fire appliances, were on the scene for more than four hours.
Some officers remain at the site this evening.
The road has been closed and diversions are in place at the Tullibardine junction and the junction to Strathallan just north of Drumness.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police Scotland are currently dealing with a single vehicle fatal road collision that occurred on the Aucherarder to Muthill at Mechany Bridge.
“The accident occurred at 15.45pm and police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact Police Scotland on 101, incident number 2220.”