Woman arrested after car falls onto rocks at Gardenstown

The Land Rover on its roof at Gardenstown beach. Image: Jasperimage.

A driver had to be rescued by the police last night after their Land Rover went over a breakwater roadway and landed on its roof in Gardenstown.

The incident happened in the coastal Aberdeenshire village at around 11.45am, with the Land Rover Freelander landing on rocks on the beach.

It appears the vehicle smashed into another one, as a damaged Dacia was seen parked on the roadway.

The damaged Dacia and the Land Rover on its roof. Image: Jasperimage.

Lifeboats from Fraserburgh and Macduff were sent to the scene, as were coastguard teams from the two towns, with it being stood down at 12.30pm.

A coastguard spokesman said: “Police had already managed to get the person out of the car and the units soon stood down.”

A police spokesman said: “Around 11.55pm on Tuesday, November 22, police were called to the Seatown area of ​​Gardenstown, following a report of a one-vehicle crash.

“A 49-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with a road traffic offense and will be reported to the procurator fiscal.”

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