Posted: Wed 26th Apr 2023

Flintshire: Person dies after being struck by train on North Wales Coast Line

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Apr 26th, 2023

A person died after being struck by a train on the North Wales Coast Line in Flintshire.

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were called to the railway line at Talacre following the incident, which took place earlier today, Wednesday, 26t April.

The British Transport Police have confirmed the individual’s death at the scene.

A spokesperson stated, “Officers were called to the line in Talacre at 12.27pm following reports of a casualty on the tracks.”

“Paramedics also attended however, sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.”

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious, and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson also commented on the incident, saying, “We were called at 12.37pm this afternoon (Wednesday 26 April) to reports of an incident near Gronant, Flintshire.”

“We sent a paramedic in a rapid response car and an emergency ambulance to the scene, where crews were also supported by an air ambulance.”

The tragic event comes a day after a person died following an incident on the tracks near Shotton railway station.

 

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