A ROAD in Deeside was closed tonight following an accident involving several cyclists.

Police closed the A548 between Kelsterton Road, Connah's Quay and the A494 in Shotton in both directions at about 8.30pm.

The accident is understood to have taken place between zone four and zone three of the Deeside Industrial Park at around 8.20pm.

Traffic was diverted at Flint Bridge to travel through Connah’s Quay and drivers were asked to choose an alternative route.

A North Wales Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed they were in attendance but could not give any further details.

North Wales Police are appealing for witnesses as a result of the accident.

Anybody with any information should contact North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference U123082.