A STRETCH of main road in Flintshire is closed this morning (Wednesday, July 10) after being damaged due to a burst water main

The A549 Dirty Mile, near Buckley, is closed after a section of the road gave way last night. 

The busy road links Buckley and Dobshill - with the affected area of road situated near the Dobshill ambulance station.

(Image: Katie Parry)

Katie Parry said: "My partner drove home from work at approximately 6.30am this morning and the road was closed from the roundabout at Dobshill end."

A Flintshire Council spokesperson said: "The A549 from Dobshill Roundabout to the junction of Drury New Road is closed due to a burst water main. Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water are on site to carry out the necessary repair works.

"It is not currently known how long the road will be closed for."