Person dies in early morning car crash with another in critical condition

One person has died following an early morning car crash in Flintshire on Easter Sunday. The collision, which happened on the A548 in Gronant, near Prestatyn, shortly before 5am has also left another person in a critical condition in hospital.

North Wales Police are now appealing for witnesses to the collision between Gronant Hill and the roundabout for Talcare, which forced the closure of the roads while emergency services worked at the scene, North Wales Live reports. A police spokesperson confirmed that a family liaison officer has been appointed to support the family of those involved.

In a statement, Sergeant Emlyn Hughes said: “A silver BMW was involved in a collision this morning. One person has been taken to hospital and is in a critical condition and sadly the other person in the vehicle has died.

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“A family liaison officer has been appointed,” Sergeant Hughes continued. “We are appealing to anybody who was in the area or may have witnessed the collision that occurred at approximately 4.54am to contact us.” Get all the latest news from WalesOnline straight to your inbox with our newsletters.

Witnesses or anybody with information or dash-cam footage that might assist the investigation are asked to contact North Wales Police. They can do this by dialing 101 quoting incident number 22000263059.



Police were on the scene on Easter Sunday

The crash came just hours after three teenagers were seriously injured following a crash near Pwllheli. A blue colored Ford Fiesta ST collided with a wall on the A499 in Llanbedrog, just before 10pm on Saturday April 16, North Wales Police confirmed.

The emergency services attended and three teenagers in the car were taken to hospital with serious injuries. One was airlifted from the scene to a specialist hospital in Stoke and two were taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd, in Bangor, by ambulance. One has since been transferred from Bangor to Stoke.

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