Posted: Thu 17th Aug 2023

Two people taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Buckley

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Aug 17th, 2023

Emergency services were called to the scene of road traffic collision in Buckley earlier this afternoon.

The incident, happened on Muirfield Road, just off the A549 Mold Road was first reported to the police at approximately 1.37pm.

Local residents described a significant presence of emergency services, including police, paramedics, fire service, and an air ambulance, underscoring the severity of the situation.

At the time officers advised the public to avoid the affected area and seek alternative routes.

Eyewitnesses reported an air ambulance landing close to the scene of the accident.

It subsequently took off, heading towards Liverpool, landing near Alder Hey Hospital.

A spokesperson from the Welsh Ambulance Service provided further details on the incident: “We were called today (17 August) at 1:29pm to reports of an incident on Muirfield Road, Buckley. Our response included two emergency ambulances, one Cymru high acuity response unit, and a duty operations manager. We also had the support of the Wales Air Ambulance on site.”

The spokesperson further added, “One individual was transported by road to Wrexham Maelor Hospital, while another was airlifted to Alder Hey for advanced medical treatment.”

The road has since reopened.

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