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A 26-year-old man has passed away following a road traffic collision on the A5 near Llangollen on Sunday.

North Wales Police have confirmed that following a serious Road Traffic Collision on the A5 between Corwen and Llangollen on Sunday a 26 year man from Corwen has, this afternoon, sadly passed away.

Senior Investigating Officer Sergeant Gwyndaf Jones of the Roads Policing Unit at St Asaph said “Shortly after 1.20pm on Sunday 11th May 2014 North Wales Police and other emergency services responded to the scene of a serious road traffic collision on the A5 between Corwen and Llangollen involving a white Peugeot van and a green VW Passat.

“Sadly the driver of the Peugeot, 26-year-old Corwen man Ieuan Christopher Hearn has passed away as a result of the injuries he sustained. The driver of the Passat sustained minor injuries.”

Speaking on behalf of the family Ieuan’s mother Philomena Hearn said “Ieuan will be greatly missed by his family and friends and his loss will leave a huge hole in our lives.

“We’d also like to add our sincere appreciation to Ambulance and hospital staff who did all they could to save his life and ask that we may be given time and privacy to try and come to terms with this terrible news”.

Sergeant Jones added “A full investigation is underway into the cause and we’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the collision to contact Police on 101 and quote reference RC14069696″

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