Posted: Fri 30th Sep 2016

Police hunt for driver who fled the scene of a collision on the A55 near Ewloe

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Sep 30th, 2016

A lane of the A55 westbound between Dobbs Hill and Ewloe was closed earlier today after a collision.

Two people from from the same car were taken to hospital with minor injuries while the driver of the other car fled the scene. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The collision, which happened just before 9.30am involved a black Astra and red Volvo. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

[miptheme_quote author=”Elizabeth via Facebook” style=”boxquote text-left”]We on route to hospital my daughter and son in law were in the Astra now upside down!![/miptheme_quote] ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

It is believed the two injured people were in the Astra, the driver of the Volvo fled from the scene of the crash on foot, police launched a search for him. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A rapid response vehicle and an emergency ambulance a were sent to the collision. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Ambulance service spokesman said:

“We were called at shortly before 9.25am to reports that a car had overturned following a road traffic collision on the A55 westbound near junction 33B at Ewloe. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Two patients have been taken to Wrexham Maelor Hospital with minor injuries. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

All lanes were fully opened at 12pm. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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