Posted: Fri 26th Feb 2016

Serious collision on A494: Appeal

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Friday, Feb 26th, 2016

An elderly woman has sustained serious life threatening injuries following a collision on the A494 yesterday afternoon (Thursday 25th February). ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Shortly before 4:30pm police received a report of a three vehicle collision on the A494 between Glanrafon and Bala involving a Mercedes, a Renault Modus and a Honda. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Emergency services attended and the road was immediately closed. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

As a result of the collision the front seat passenger of the Renault was taken to Wrexham Maelor Hospital by ambulance with serious life threatening injuries. No other person was injured. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The driver of the Mercedes failed a roadside drugs swipe test and was arrested on suspicion of drug driving and for causing serious injury by dangerous driving. The 32-year-old man has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The road was re-opened at 11pm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Police are appealing for any witnesses to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting reference number U027570. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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