A PERSON has been rushed to hospital after an air ambulance responded to an 'urgent' incident in Deeside.

A spokesman for the Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed they received a call at 3.06pm to reports of a person needing 'urgent medical assistance' near Deeside Community Hospital.

The spokesman added: "We responded with two emergency ambulances and our crews received the support of the Welsh Air Ambulance.

"One patient is being transported by road ambulance to Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool."

The air ambulance was seen landing on a field near St Ethelwolds Primary School.