Posted: Thu 3rd Feb 2022

Updated: Two vehicle collision closes main road into Holywell

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Feb 3rd, 2022

Update: Police have confirmed that a motorcyclist has sadly died following a road traffic collision in Holywell earlier this morning (Thursday, February 3rd).

Police were called just before 6am to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Halkyn Road which involved a motorcycle and a silver Vauxhall Vectra.

“Sadly, despite the best efforts of the emergency services at the scene, the 41-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.” Police have said.

Sergeant Emlyn Hughes of the Roads Policing Unit is appealing for witnesses to come forward. He said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time.

“I am appealing to anybody who may have witnessed the collision, or anybody who may have been travelling along Halkyn Road and who may have dash cam footage to contact us.”

The road remains closed at this time.

Any witnesses or anybody with information is urged to contact officers at the Roads Policing Unit via the live web chat or by calling 101, quoting incident number B015660.

Earlier report: A two-vehicle collision has closed a main road into Holywell this morning.

Emergency services are dealing with the crash which has happened on the junction of Fron Park Road and Halkyn Road.

The road is closed from Shell petrol station to Holywell hospital.

North Wales Police posted a message onto social media just before 6.50am asking people to avoid the area.

A local traffic report states: “Road closed and queueing traffic due to accident, two vehicles involved on A5026 Fron Park Road both ways from the Shell petrol station to Holywell hospital.”

“Affecting traffic between Pentre Halkyn and Gorsedd.”

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