Posted: Wed 11th Jan 2017

Police name pedestrian who died after a collision with a van in Broughton

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Jan 11th, 2017

Police have released the name of the man who was struck by a van in Broughton and sadly died two days later in hospital.

Paul Michael Sadler who was 35-years-old was local to the Broughton area. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The collision happened near to the junction of Queensway and the A5104 Main Road in Broughton just after 9.30pm on Saturday evening when a Ford Transit was in collision with Mr Sadler. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

He was taken to the Countess of Chester hospital where he died in the early hours of Monday morning. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

North Wales Police have also confirmed the van driver, a 26-year-old local man, was arrested after failing the roadside drug swipe test and he has since been released on police bail pending the result of further tests. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police continue to appeal for witnesses and anybody with information is asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting reference number RC17003174. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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