This is the shocking moment a motorbike burst into flames near a popular Scottish beauty spot this afternoon.
Firefighters rushed to Aberdeen beach after the alarm went off around 3.15pm.
Officials also ran to the area after receiving reports of the fireball near the Esplanade.
A device was sent to the scene of the accident while firefighters worked to put out the flames.
Firefighters confirmed the fire was safely extinguished.
It is understood that the driver of the vehicle was not injured after the incident.
Photos from the scene of the accident show the vehicle bursting into flames on the road.
The motorcycle lay on its side while other cars drove past the inferno.
Thick black smoke billowed into the sky as the bike vanished in huge flames.
An SFRS spokesman said: “At 3.25pm we received a call about a motorbike on fire on the Esplanade at Aberdeen Beach.
“A device was mobilized to the scene of the accident and the fire was safely extinguished.
“At 3:41 p.m. we received the stop message.”
Scottish Police confirmed they were on site to help with traffic management.
The images were shared on social media, where users were quick to flock to the comments to voice their concerns.
One person said: “Gosh, I’m sad to see a bike crash like that. I hope the driver is fine!”
Another added: “I hope no one gets hurt who looks bad.”
Another wrote: “Oh god I hope the driver is ok!!!”
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