Updated: Serious collision closes A5119 in Sychdyn: Police advise drivers to use alternative routes
Update: The road is back open. Police launch appeal for witnesses, more here
Update: The Welsh Ambulance Service has provided an update on a road traffic collision that occurred this morning in Sychdyn.
At 07:17 am, the emergency services were called to the scene of a collision involving a car and a bus.
The response was swift and included two emergency ambulances, one Cymru high acuity response unit, one duty operational manager, and the support of the Wales Air Ambulance Service.
According to the Welsh Ambulance Service, two patients were taken to different hospitals for treatment. One was transported by road to the Countess of Chester Hospital, while the other was airlifted to Aintree Hospital.
As of 12.30pm the road reminded closed for accident investigation work.
Earlier report: Police have closed the A5119 in Sychdyn following a serious collision.
Emergency services, including police, ambulance, and fire service, are at the scene of the incident between Theatr Clwyd and the Cross Keys Pub.
An air ambulance which took off from Cardiff at around 7.30am landed on open ground next to the A5119 just before 8.30am.
The closure is affecting those travelling between Mold and Northop.
In a post on social media, just after 7.30 am, North Wales Police said: “The A5119 is closed between the traffic lights adjacent to Theatr Clwyd and Sychdyn due to a road traffic collision. There is traffic congestion in the area, so please avoid and use other routes.”
A traffic report for the area states: “Road blocked and queuing traffic due to collision on A5119 Main Road both ways from Mold Turn Off to The Cross Keys Pub. Affecting traffic between Mold and Northop.”
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