North West Wales

A55 reopened fully after Conwy Tunnel crash

The Wales Air Ambulance at the scene Image copyright Twitter/@JS2Tango
Image caption The Wales Air Ambulance was called to the accident on Sunday

The A55 is fully reopen after an accident near the Conwy tunnel closed the eastbound carriageway for almost three hours.

Police and the air ambulance attended the incident between junction 18 and 19, following a crash at about 17:00 BST on Sunday.

The westbound tunnel was temporarily shut for the air ambulance to take off.

The eastbound stretch was closed as North Wales Police investigated the incident and cleared the scene.

The incident caused long tailbacks as motorists were advised by police to avoid the area and find alternative routes.