A STRETCH of the A5 in Denbighshire was blocked after a crash. 

Traffic reports state that the incident happened at Llidiart-Y-Parc, near Corwen, this afternoon. 

It reportedly sparked heavy traffic in the area for over three hours until it was cleared.

Johnstown Fire Station said crews were mobilised at 1.49pm on Thursday to the single-vehicle crash on the A5 between Glyndyfrdwy and Llidiart-y-Parc, near Corwen.

A spokesperson said: "The vehicle which had come into contact with a curb whilst preforming a manoeuvre this altered the course of the vehicle which led it to come into contact with the wall.

"Upon arrival, the occupier of the vehicle had extracted themselves with just minor cuts and bruises. The occupier was assessed and treated by firefighters at scene before being handed over to Welsh Ambulance Service Trust.

"This incident highlights the danger of the roads and no matter how experienced you are, accidents can still happen."

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 2.07pm to reports of a one-vehicle road traffic accident on the A5 near Corwen.

“We sent a paramedic in a rapid response car and an emergency ambulance to the scene, where crews treated one patient."

Further updates will follow. 

Denbighshire Free Press: Google's live traffic maps show the congestion in the area. Google's live traffic maps show the congestion in the area. (Image: Google Maps)