Posted: Fri 28th Sep 2018

Police appeal for witnesses following a single vehicle collision on the A55 near Northop

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Sep 28th, 2018


Campaign Advert

Police are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle collision on the A55 in Flintshire.

The collision happened at around 2.48am today September 28 and involved an Audi Quattro travelling westbound on the A55 near Northrop.

The male driver, aged 30 was taken to hospital in Merseyside (The ambulance service initially said the Countess of Chester Hospital) where he is being treated for serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The incident has been reported to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

DS Jim Jones said;

“Police officers responded following concerns for safety received in respect of the occupant of the Audi Quattro prior to the collision.

“As a matter of procedure a mandatory referral has been submitted to the IOPC (the Independent Office for Police Conduct)”

Anyone with information or dashcam footage should contact police https://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/live-chat-support

The westbound carriageway was shut for around five hours, all lanes re-opened at 10:30am following the recovery of an overturned vehicle

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson has said:

‘We were called at approximately 2:50am today (Friday 28 September) to reports of an incident on the A55. We sent one emergency ambulance and one patient was transported to the Countess of Chester Hospital’.

Picture: Med Enica/ Facebook

Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: [email protected]
Latest News

  • Call to help to tackle spread of invasive Chinese mitten crab in Wales
  • Opinion: Proposed 300 house development in Hawarden “places significant strain on the village’s already fragile infrastructure”
  • Call for new strategy to address rural poverty

  • More...

    Call to help to tackle spread of invasive Chinese mitten crab in Wales

    News

    Opinion: Proposed 300 house development in Hawarden “places significant strain on the village’s already fragile infrastructure”

    News

    Call for new strategy to address rural poverty

    News

    Flintshire Councillors who split from labour to form new party reveal reasons for leaving

    News

    Plan ahead for overnight closures on M56 near Manchester Airport

    News

    Former Minister calls for increased funding to rescue Welsh culture sector

    News

    North Wales MS calls for improved mental health support for parents

    News

    Synthite Fire: Pollution levels in River Alyn now “safe,” says Natural Resources Wales

    News

    North Wales Rural Crime Team leads pioneering dog DNA project to stop livestock attacks

    News