Posted: Mon 22nd Jun 2015

Police appeal for witnesses: Man sustains serious injuries after collision with a coach in Ffynnongroyw

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Jun 22nd, 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious collision in Ffynnongroyw this morning, Monday, June 22. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police were informed by the ambulance service of a collision between a bus and a refuse collector at 8.35am on an unnamed road at Tanlan, Ffynnongroyw, Flintshire. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The male refuse collector is believed to have sustained serious injuries and has been airlifted to Stoke Hospital by the Helimed. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

His family have been informed. The bus driver and passengers on-board at the time were not believed to be injured. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Police investigations are underway and the Health and Safety Executive has also been informed of the incident. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The road through the village of Ffynnongroyw currently remains closed on both sides. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the accident to get in touch on 101 reference number: S090687 ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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