Posted: Sat 11th May 2019

UPDATE: A494 slip road at Drome Corner reopens following earlier closure

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Update: According to traffic website Inrix the A494 exit slip road closure at Drome Corner has been removed  – sensors shop traffic is now passing along the stretch of road. 

First report: The A494 Drome Corner slip road – the exit by the former Gateway to Wales Hotel has been closed this morning for accident investigation work to take place.

A Forensic Collision Investigation Unit is attending the scene of what looks to be a head-on collision between a car and a van.

Bob sent us a message to say there is “no access to Garden City or Queensferry from the flyover roundabout” which is affecting drivers coming from Sealand Road to Garden City. 

[Police at the scene of the collision this morning] 

One person who drove past the scene at around 6am said there looked to have been three cars involved in the collision which happened sometime before  4.20am.

Police issued warning to drivers to find an alternative route at 5.20am.

Traffic heading along the eastbound A494 is unaffected. 

Latest traffic report for the area states:

“Exit ramp closed due to earlier accident , car and a van involved and accident investigation work on A494 Northbound before B5441 Welsh Road (Drome Corner).

Traffic is coping well. Accident investigation work is taking place by the Gateway to Wales Hotel.”

More as and when.. 

Picture: @Qasilver1

 

 

 

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