A MOTORCYCLIST was airlifted to the major trauma centre in Stoke after a crash on the Horseshoe Pass.

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to the incident on the mountain pass above Llangollen at about 4.50pm on Sunday (June 19).

North Wales Police said the collision involved two motorcyclists - one of whom was subsequently flown to the major trauma centre at Stoke Hospital. The other was taken by road ambulance to Wrexham Maelor Hospital. 

No further details on the severity of their injuries have been provided. 

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A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called on Sunday at 4.52pm to reports of a road traffic collision involving two motorbikes on the Horseshoe Pass, Llangollen.

"We sent two emergency ambulances to the scene where we were supported by the Wales Air Ambulance. One person was flown to Royal Stoke University Hospital, another person was transported by road to Wrexham Maelor Hospital for further treatment.”

As a result of the collision, the road was closed from the roundabout with the A542/B5104 to Pentrefelin until shortly after 7pm.