NOTE: This content is old - Published: Tuesday, Dec 11th, 2018.
An Air Ambulance was sent to the scene of a road traffic collision in Saltney this morning.
The distinctive red helicopter landed in a field close to the scene of the collision just after 11am.
Paramedics, Police and the Fire Service have all been attendance at the scene on Saltney Ferry Road.
Police have said the collision was ‘serious’ and have asked for witnesses and dash cam footage.
ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION – Saltney Ferry Road, Saltney Ferry— NWP South Flintshire (@NWPSouthFlints) December 11, 2018
Road being re-opened as I type
Ambulance, Air Ambulance, NWP, Highways& Fire in attendance
Thank you to everyone for their patience
This has been a serious collision. Update will follow
WITNESSES/DASH CAM SOUGHT – W175539
A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said:
“We were called on Today (11 December) at approximately 10:45am to a road traffic collision on Chester Road, Saltney.
We responded with a Rapid Response Vehicle, an Emergency Ambulance, and an Air Ambulance.”
The Air Ambulance left the scene of the crash at 12.30pm heading back to the Welshpool base.
There is no information on any casualties as yet.
Wales Air Ambulance is an all Wales charity providing emergency air cover for those who face life-threatening life illness or injuries.
The charity needs to raise £6.5 million every year to operate the service.
The charity raises all the funds required for the day-to-day running of missions, with each mission on average costing £1500.
You can make a lifesaving donation here: walesairambulance.com/donate