Posted: Tue 3rd May 2022

UPDATED: Air ambulance lands in Bretton following collision on garage forecourt

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022


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Police update:

North Wales Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Flintshire today (Tuesday, 3 May) in which one man sadly died.

The incident took place at 8.40am when police received reports of a collision on the forecourt of Premier Garage on Chester Road, Bretton.

The collision involved a Ford Ranger truck and a male from the midlands area.

Officers attended the location along with ambulance crews.

The man was subsequently taken to hospital where, sadly, he was pronounced dead.

Police have said the victim’s next of kin have been informed and our enquiries into this incident remain ongoing.

“We are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone who may have dashcam footage of this incident, to contact North Wales Police.” A spokesperson has said

Reports can be made online: https://orlo.uk/Pe4AR or via 101, quoting incident number B062423.

Earlier report:

An air ambulance was scrambled to Bretton this morning following a collision on a garage forecourt.

There were reports initially of a collision on the A5104 Chester Road outside the Transit Van Centre.

Police have since confirmed the incident took place on the forecourt, which will “remain closed for some time.”

A number of police vehicles were seen outside the garage as well as two emergency ambulances.

The helicopter was spotted landing on open land just after 9am, it has since left the scene making the short journey to the Countess of Chester hospital.

A North Wales Police spokesperson said at 10am: “We were called at 8.40am with reports of a rtc (road traffic collision) on the forecourt of Premier Garage, Chester Road in Bretton.”

“Officers attended alongside colleagues from WAST (Welsh Ambulance Service Trust) and the incident is ongoing.”

“There are no road closures in place but the garage forecourt will remain closed for some time.”

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called this morning, Tuesday 03 May, at approximately 8.36am to reports of a road traffic collision in Bretton.”

“We sent one rapid response vehicle, one Duty Operations Manager, two emergency ambulances, and the Wales Air Ambulance to the scene.”

“One patient was conveyed to Countess of Chester Hospital.”

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