Posted: Tue 26th Jul 2022

Flintshire pensioner dies following collision on A494 in Denbighshire on Saturday

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Jul 26th, 2022

North Wales Police has said an 89-year-old Flintshire man died during the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, July 26) after being seriously injured in a collision on the A494 in Denbighshire at the weekend. . ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Four people were taken to hospital following the two-vehicle collision which took place on  A494 between the Griffin Inn pub and the B5430 turn-off at Llanbedr DC just after 1pm on Saturday. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In an update today, a North Wales Police spokesperson said: “Sadly, a man has died following a road traffic collision in Denbighshire at the weekend.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Shortly after 1pm on Saturday (July 23) we were called following reports of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A494 at Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd, involving a Citroen C4 and a Mercedes A200.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Both occupants of the Citroen C4 were taken to hospital in Stoke.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Sadly, the driver, an 89-year-old man from the Flintshire area, died during the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The female passenger has since been released from hospital.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Both occupants of the Mercedes sustained minor injuries following the collision.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Sergeant Nicola Laurie of the Roads Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this time.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“We’d like to thank all witnesses who are assisting us with our ongoing investigation.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“We are not yet in a position to issue further details.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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