A man has been flown to hospital by air ambulance following an accident involving a motorbike near the Posthouse roundabout in Chester this morning (Friday, May 4).

The accident happened on the A483 northbound between B5102 Station Road and junction 38 of the the A55 where a road closure has been in place.

A483 heading towards Chester near the Posthouse roundabout closed to an accident. Picture by Toni Jones
A483 heading towards Chester near the Posthouse roundabout. Picture by Toni Jones

A Cheshire police spokesperson confirmed they had received the call at 8.15am and that police and ambulance were at the scene. They believe the accident involved a collision between a motorbike and a car.

The North West Air Ambulance was also called to the scene.

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Traffic website Inrix was reporting the road was closed in both directions but it is understood both carriageways have now reopened. It also says two cars were involved although this has yet to be confirmed.

A North West Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We sent an ambulance and an air ambulance to the scene. A male in his 40s was flown to Aintree Hospital with serious leg injuries. We were called at 8.07am."