Posted: Mon 17th Feb 2020

Updated: Tue 18th Feb

Pensioner seriously injured following collision on the A55 near Caerwys

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales

North Wales Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after an elderly man was seriously injured following a collision on the A55 in Flintshire last week.

The man, aged in his 70’s, driving a grey Suzuki Jimny which was in collision with an HGV on the A55 eastbound just prior to the Caerwys off-slip at 10:30am on Friday, February 14.

The HGV which was parked in the layby.

He was airlifted by the Air Ambulance to hospital in Stoke, where he remains with serious injuries.

Inspector Nicky Collins of the Roads Policing Unit is appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

She said: “Anybody who may have seen the collision, or who may have seen the grey coloured Suzuki Jimny just prior to the collision is urged to contact us as soon as possible.”

Information can be passed to North Wales Police direct via the web live chat or by phoning 101 quoting reference number Y021455.


UPDATE: A55 all lanes open and road is clear following earlier collision between car and HGV near Caerwys


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