Posted: Wed 1st Jun 2016

UPDATED: Appeal After Motorcyclist Left With ‘Serious Life Threatening Injuries’ After Queensferry Collision

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Jun 1st, 2016

UPDATE 4pm: North Wales Police have issued an appeal for witnesses after the serious collision this morning.

The serious road traffic collision this morning, Wednesday 1st June, has left a local man aged in his 40’s with serious life threatening injuries.

Sergeant Hughes of the Roads Policing Unit, North Wales Police said “Just before 9.10am this morning North Wales Police and other emergency services responded to the scene of a road traffic collision on the B5129 Chester Road West, Queensferry Roundabout involving a Green DAF Skip Lorry and a Yamaha XJS Motorcycle which left the motorcyclist with serious life threatening injuries.

“An investigation is underway and we’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the collision or events leading up to it to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote reference RC16079368.

Alternatively, contact the control room direct via the new web live chat http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx

Our original information from this morning can be found below…
A motorcyclist has suffered serious injures this morning after a collision with a skip lorry on the Queensferry roundabout.

The collision happened just after 9am – the A550 Gladstone Way was partially blocked and there is heavy traffic around Queensferry, because of the accident, police have been directing traffic.

North Wales Police  say the motorbike rider sustained “serious but not life-threatening” injuries.

Bus services have been affected with delays are expected on the 10, 11 and 12 services.

The incident appears to be the first serious RTC since major improvements works on the roundabout were completed in May.

 

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