Posted: Wed 30th Mar 2022

A541 at Cefn-Y-Bedd reopens

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Mar 30th, 2022

Update: A541 at Cefn-Y-Bedd has reopened.

Earlier report: The A541 at Cefn-Y-Bedd is blocked after a lorry carrying skips crashed into the railway bridge.

The driver of the lorry, which was transporting a stack of 10 skips appears to have hit the 4-metre high train bridge spilling five of waste skips onto the road.

Trains running between Wrexham and Bidston have been affected by the incident, Transport for Wales website states the 10:32 from Wrexham has been cancelled, “due to a road vehicle colliding with a bridge.”

Traffic is building in the area.

A traffic report states: “A541 Wrexham Road both ways closed, slow traffic due to shed load of skips and bridge struck by vehicle between Brymbo turn off and The Hollybush.”

“A lorry has become stuck under the railway bridge and has dropped the skips that it was carrying, affecting traffic between Pontblyddyn and Wrexham.”

[Photo: Dillon O’ Brien]

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