Posted: Wed 19th Jul 2017

A55 reopened at Dobshill following a serious collision on Tuesday evening

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Jul 19th, 2017

The westbound carriageway of the A55 was closed overnight at Dobshill due to a serious road traffic collision. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A large number of emergency service vehicles were seen making their way to the incident at around 10.15pm on Tuesday evening. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Wales Ambulance say they were called at 10.13pm and sent four rapid response vehicles and two ambulances to the scene. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Two fire appliances were also sent. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Leon sent us this video taken shortly after the road was closed. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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The incident happened near to  J35 for A550, diversions were put in place taking traffic down the exit slip road and back up the entry slip road. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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One person commenting on the A55 Facebook page said he saw the fire fighters with cutting equipment working on a single car. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In a post of social media at 5.01am Police said the road was now back open. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Further updates to follow ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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