Posted: Sat 6th Jul 2019

Police appeal for witnesses after man dies in A548 collision

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Jul 6th, 2019


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Update:

North Wales Police have confirmed a man has died as a result of his injuries following a serious collision on the A548 Coast Road in Flintshire earlier today.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to the collision on which happened on the road between Ffynongroyw and Talacre.

Sergeant Leigh Evans of the Roads Policing Unit said, “At approximately 1005hrs this morning, North Wales Police and other Emergency Services responded to the scene of a road traffic collision involving a Nissan Qashqai towing a caravan and a flatbed recovery vehicle.

Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of emergency services, a 41yr old male who was local to the area tragically died.


An investigation is underway and I’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the collision or events leading up to it.


If you have any information, please contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101 and quote reference X094382. Alternatively, contact the control room direct via the live web chat http://www.north-wales-police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx

 

Previous report: Police have closed the A548 between Ffynongroyw and Talacre roundabout following a serious road traffic collision. 

The unclassified road between Gwyspyr and the A548 is also closed police have said.

Emergency services including police, fire, and paramedics.

According to flight radar tracking, two air ambulances attended the scene of the collision.

One landing at 10.20am – taking off an hour later heading in the direction of Liverpool, a second landed at 10.40am it later returned to the Wales Air Ambulance base in Welshpool.

[Two air ambulances at the scene of the RTC]

North Wales Police said:

“Please note the A548 Ffynongroyw from Tanlan to the Talacre Roundbaout will be closed for some time due to an RTC. Please avoid the area if possible as delays are expected.”

Latest traffic report for the area states:

“Road closed and slow traffic due to accident on A548 from Talacre Roundabout to Main Road.”

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