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Update 7:30pm: The A483 Wrexham Bypass has now reopened.

Original Story: The A483 Wrexham bypass is currently closed northbound from the Sainsburys roundabout due to a vehicle incident.

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From our vantage point it appeared a police car had suffered a nearside impact.

The incident occurred around 5:30pm and is believed to involve a cattle trailer that has overturned.

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A view of the tailbacks as of 7:10pm

Early reports from people passing the scene have also referred to other vehicles involved, with one off the road and an impact on the central barrier.

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Image of the scene just after 7:20pm this evening

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Two others have been in touch to say they believe there has been a collision involving what looks like a police vehicle.

Another said they had seen sheep on the road.

Due to the incident traffic has been affected on the bypass and surrounding roads.