A MAN has been taken to hospital after a 'serious' collision in Saltney Ferry.

A spokesman for the Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed they were called to a road traffic collision at 4.39pm involving a car and a pedestrian and one man was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital.

Traffic reports say that the road is currently blocked on the B5129 both ways due to a serious incident near Saltney Ferry Primary school.

Traffic is building in the area as the road has been blocked for more than two hours.

A spokesman for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they received a call at 5.01pm to the RTC and two pumps from Deeside attended.