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Carol Boardman death – Police renew witness appeal following Connah’s Quay collision

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Jul 18th, 2016.

North Wales Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses following a collision between a vehicle and the mother of Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Chris Boardman.

 Chief Inspector Darren Wareing North Wales Police Road Policing Unit said:

“Shortly before 2pm last Saturday 16th July a collision took place between a pedal cyclist and white Mitsubishi L200 pick up on the Mold Road and Llanarth Road roundabout in Connahs Quay, Flintshire.

“Despite the best efforts of first attenders and other medical staff the cyclist, Carol Boardman, sadly passed away a short time later in hospital.

Her family are being supported by Police Family Liaison specialists.

“A full and complex investigation is now underway which will include a forensic examination of the scene, vehicle and bike and interviewing witnesses who can help us build a full picture.

“We have already spoken with a number of people, including the driver of the Mitsubishi, however I’d like to ask again if you were in the area at the time and witnessed the collision or any events leading up to it to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote RC1610 4385.

“Alternatively, contact the control room direct via the new web live chat /contact/chat-support.aspx

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