DISRUPTION occured to traffic in Shotton's high street due to a male being knocked over by a passing van.

Chester Road West in Shotton was partially blocked and very slow traffic is building due to the accident at Brook Road.

The Leader:

Pictures from by-standers show the white Citroen van in the middle of the road with emergency service vehicles (Sent in by Gavin Eastham)

It was reported to have occurred at around 8.45am, according to a spokesman for North Wales Police.

The Welsh Ambulance Service also attended and treated the man for minor injuries sustained.