A MAIN road was closed by police for three hours as they dealt with an incident.

The A483 southbound between Rossett and Gresford was shut in both directions shortly before 9am on Saturday morning, causing heavy traffic.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area, while traffic officers and the ambulance service were also at the scene to reports of an incident involving a member of the public.

The road re-opened shortly after 10.30am.

A spokesman for North Wales Police said: "The A483 has now reopened.

"We would like to thank you all for your patience and understanding whilst we dealt with the incident."