Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2015

A man has died and an 80-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital after a crash on the A55.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Sep 4th, 2015

A man has died and an 80-year-old woman had to be airlifted to hospital after a crash which closed the A55 for several hours. 

A 46-year-old man from Holywell was arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving.

Officers from Cheshire Roads Policing team are appealing for information following a fatal collision, it happened on the A55 westbound carriageway between junction 38, Post House roundabout and junction 36A at Broughton at approximately 11.30 on Friday 4 September.

The incident involved three vehicles, a white DAF HGV, a white ford transit van and a beige Citroen Picasso.

Following the collision an 80-year-old-woman was airlifted to hospital and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

As a result of the collision the A55 was closed westbound from the A483, Posthouse Roundabout, which resulted in major delays in the local area.

Inspector Liz Cunningham said:

“We are looking to appeal to anyone who was in the local area at the time of the incident and believes that they may be able to help with our investigation.

“I am particularly interested in speaking to anyone who might have seen a broken down Citroen Xsara and a white recovery vehicle on the hard shoulder around the time of the collision.

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 297 of 4/9/2015.”

Information can be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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