Police are at the scene of an accident between a car and a bicycle which closed part of Parkgate Road in Chester in both directions this morning (Thursday, April 21).
The incident was reported shortly after 5.30am today and affected Parkgate Road from the Fiddlers Lane junction in Saughall up to the A5117.
It has been confirmed that the accident involved a collision between a bicycle and a car. There are currently no details of injuries. The cyclist has been taken to hospital.
Police report that the incident affected traffic between the BP Red Ensign Service Station and Chester city centre.
At 5.53am today, Cheshire Police tweeted: "The A540 Parkgate Rd, Chester is currently closed between the A5117 and Fidders Lane due to an incident. Please find alternative routes."
However, just a few moments ago, police reported the road has been reopened in both directions.