[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Sunday, 21 August 2005, 08:25 GMT 09:25 UK
A55 shut following road accident
Police
Police put diversions in place after the accident
The A55 in Anglesey, north Wales, was closed in both directions on Saturday following a road accident.

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital by air ambulance after the crash, which happened just before 1300 BST at Valley, near Holyhead.

North Wales Police said the man was taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, where he was in a critical condition.

Sergeant Dave Nickels said that diversions had been put it place until the road reopened.

"It is a busy road as it is the main route to the port, so it has caused problems," he said.

The A55 reopened later on Saturday evening.


RELATED INTERNET LINKS:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific