A woman had to be rescued by firefighters after a crash on the A90 today.
Fire crews returning to Dundee from a call-out in Perth came across the smash between Kinfauns and Glencarse at about 1.30pm.
They discovered a woman to be trapped in the Ford Fiesta on the eastbound carriageway following the one-vehicle accident and alerted the police and the Scottish Ambulance Service.
The woman was removed from the vehicle then taken to Ninewells Hospital for treatment.
The extent of her injuries is not known; however, her condition is ‘not life-threatening’ according to a Police Scotland spokeswoman.
One lane of the Dundee-bound carriageway was cordoned off while the incident was being dealt with.
Exactly how the crash happened is not clear.
A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “Two appliances from the Kingsway and Macalpine Road fire stations attended. They were returning from a routine call-out in Perth at the time.
“Firefighters used small gear the extract the casualty.”
A spokeswoman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said, “We received a call at 1.38pm about a road traffic collision on the A90, indicating that a patient was trapped in a vehicle.
“An accident and emergency ambulance crew and a local manager responded to the incident, arriving 15 minutes later.
“The patient was extracted by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, and after assessment by the responding ambulance crew, was taken to Ninewells Hospital for further treatment.”
A spokeswoman for Police Scotland added: “Inquiries are ongoing.”