Posted: Thu 26th Jul 2018

Man arrested in Telford following hit and run incident in Mancot which left a pedestrian seriously injured

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jul 26th, 2018

Police say they have a arrested a man in Telford this afternoon on ‘suspicion of wounding’ following a ‘hit and run’ incident in Mancot which left a male pedestrian with a serious injury.

North Wales Police and the Welsh Ambulance Service were called to Mancot Lane at 11.45am today to reports of a collision between male pedestrian and white Audi.

DS Iolo Edwards at Mold CID said:

“A man has been arrested in Telford, Shropshire on suspicion of wounding and will be conveyed to north Wales for questioning.

We are treating this collision as a deliberate assault.”

An Air Ambulance was also called to the incident, it landed in a field close to the scene of the collision.

Up to five police cars and two collision investigation units were spotted at the scene of the collision, a section of Mancot Lane was cordoned from the corner with Colliery Lane.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said:

“We were called today, Thursday July 26 at approximately 11.45am to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Mancot Lane, Mancot, Deeside.

We responded with one emergency ambulance and an air ambulance crew, where a male patient was taken by road to the Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester.”

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