EMERGENCY services were called to a "serious" collision near Llandegla.

The incident occurred on A542 on Sunday, leaving the road between the Horseshoe Pass and the Llandegla roundabout closed in both directions for several hours.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 2.38pm to a road traffic collision on the A542 near Llandegla.

"We responded with an air ambulance and an adult male has been airlifted to to the major trauma centre at Stoke Hospital."

A North Wales Police spokesperson said: "We're appealing for witnesses to an RTC [Road Traffic Collision] at 2.30pm today on the A542 near Llangollen, involving a silver Suzuki Swift and a motorcycle.

"The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries."

Anyone with information is urged to contact the force on 101 quoting reference number 21000413712.