Posted: Thu 7th Mar 2019

All lanes back open on the A55 near Holywell following earlier serious collision

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Mar 7th, 2019

All lanes have reopened and traffic has cleared following a serious collision on the A55 near Halkyn which left four people needing hospital treament.

A spokesperson for the Welsh Ambulance Service said:

“We were called at approximately 8:20am this morning to an incident on the A55 near Halkyn. We responded with a rapid response vehicle, two emergency ambulances and an air ambulance, four patients were conveyed by land to Glan Clywd Hospital, Bodelwyddan.”

Earlier report: A serious crash has closed the A55 eastbound between Northop and Caerwys.

It is understood two cars and a lorry are involved in the collision near Holywell.

The incident was first reported at around 8.30am.

An air ambulance was at the scene but it has since returned to the Welshpool base.

Latest traffic report for the area states:

“Road closed due to accident , two Cars and a Lorry involved on A55 North Wales Expressway Eastbound from J31 A5151 (Caerwys) to J33 A5119 Northop Road (Northop).

Cameras are showing lane two has been cleared to allow the trapped vehicles through.

Closure was extended at 09:00 after a accident at 08:30 just after J32A to allow a suitable diversion route. Air ambulance is in attendance..

A diversion is in operation – Leaving the A55 J31 Caerwys through Holywell to rejoin at J33 (Northop).”

 

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