A BIKER has been airlifted to hospital following a crash on the A5 in Llangollen.

The incident happened close to the Horse Shoe Pass junction on Thursday and resulted in the closure of the road in both directions.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called to reports of a single motorbike RTC and responded with two ambulances and one air ambulance.

"A patient was conveyed to Stoke Hospital."

The A5 has now been reopened.