Posted: Fri 16th Jun 2017

Two people taken to hospital following a van and tractor crash on the A55

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Jun 16th, 2017

Two people have been taken to hospital this afternoon following a crash between a van and a tractor on the A55 at St Asaph.

The crash happened around 12.15 when a tractor which was towing a trailer and an Autoglass van collided between junction 27 and 26 on the eastbound carriageway, heading towards Deeside.

An air ambulance was scrambled to the scene, along with two emergency ambulances a paramedic rapid response vehicle, fire crews also attended the crash.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said:

We were called today at approximately 12.15pm to reports of a road traffic collision on the A55 near to junction 28 involving a van and a tractor. Two adult patients were treated at the scene before being taken to Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan.

Police later confirmed the two people taken to hospital received minor injuries.

The road remains closed eastbound, one carriageway was opened to release trapped traffic, however, both lanes have since closed with police remaining at the scene while recovery of the vehicles takes place.

The latest traffic as of 4.10pm says;

‘A55 Eastbound closed, queueing traffic due to overturned tractor between J27 A525 The Roe (St Asaph) and J27A A525 (St Asaph / Pont Dafydd), congestion on A55 to J25 (Bodelwyddan Castle).

Police directing traffic. Note change of details.

Despite reports that one lane had reopened, the road remains closed, One lane has been reopened past the scene to release trapped traffic. Affecting traffic heading towards Rhuallt.’

 

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