Posted: Tue 18th Oct 2022

Witness appeal after motorcyclist left with ‘potentially life-changing injuries’ in Flintshire collision

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Oct 18th, 2022

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Police have launched an appeal for witnesses and information following a collision in Flintshire which has left a man with potentially life-changing injuries. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Shortly before 1pm on Monday, October 10 we were notified of a two-vehicle collision on the A541 eastbound at Afonwen, approximately 50 metres from the Caerwys junction which involved a Peugeot 3008 and a Triumph motorcycle. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital in Stoke by the Air Ambulance and he is described as having serious, potentially life-changing injuries. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Sergeant Simon Hughes of the Roads Policing Unit is appealing for witnesses. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

He said: “I am urging anybody who may have been travelling along the A541 around the time of the collision, and who may have dash cam footage, to contact us. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Our investigation is underway and anyone with information that could assist us is urged to get in touch with us immediately.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Anybody with information is urged to contact us via the website or by calling 101, quoting reference number 22000747914.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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