Car plunges into 'fast-flowing' river sparking huge search
Incident happened at the Burn of Boyne in Tillynaught near Portsoy in Aberdeenshire.
A car has plunged into a "fast-flowing" river in Aberdeenshire.
The incident happened at the Burn of Boyne in Tillynaught near Portsoy at 4pm on Wednesday.
A man is thought to have been in the car when it entered the water.
However, emergency services were unable to find him when they arrived at the scene.
A helicopter search is under way to find the man and members of the public are asked to avoid the area while the response is ongoing.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: "In relation to the ongoing incident at Tillynaught, Portsoy, police can confirm that the vehicle has been located. It is fully submerged within the water.
"Searches are ongoing to trace the man who was reported to have been within the vehicle and efforts are ongoing to safety recover the vehicle from the water.
"Next of kin of the man are being updated."