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Family of Wrexham man who died after collision on the A55 near Chester pay tribute

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Tuesday, Jun 11th, 2019.

The family of a man from Wrexham who died after a collision on the A55 near Chester have paid tribute to him.

The collision, which involved four cars, took place at 11.34pm on Sunday 9th June between the A55’s junction with the A41 and the Post House A483.

Cheshire Police say the vehicles, a Vauxhall Corsa, Toyota Avensis and a Ford Focus Zetec came to a rest in the central reservation. A Subaru Legacy collided with debris, coming to a stop further down the carriageway.

The driver of the Vauxhall Corsa, Derek Davies, 81, from Wrexham was treated at the scene but sadly died.

Derek’s family said: “Derek was a kind and loving husband, brother, father and grandfather who will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

“The family would like to thank the emergency services and members of the public for their help during this incident and ask for respect at this difficult time.”

Anyone with information or who witnessed the collision should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 424208.

If you have dashcam footage please go to the Cheshire Police website to submit your footage.

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