A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car on a main road in Deeside. 

The incident occurred on Chester Road West, near Deeside Leisure Centre, on Thursday afternoon. 

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called today, June 10, at approximately 12.35pm to reports of a road traffic collision involving a vehicle and cyclist on Chester Road West, Shotton.

"We responded with two emergency ambulances and one rapid response vehicle. One patient was transported to Countess of Chester Hospital.”

The road was partially blocked for a couple of hours, and heavy congestion remained in the area until about 5.30pm.