Posted: Mon 17th Feb 2020

Updated: Mon 17th Feb

Pedestrian seriously injured in collision with HGV on Wrexham bypass for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

A pedestrian has been seriously injured following a collision on the bypass near to Plas Coch overnight.

Police say, “At 23:43hrs last night police were called to a report of a collision involving a HGV and a pedestrian on the southbound carriageway, Junction 5 of the A483.”

The pedestrian was taken to the Wrexham Maelor Hospital but he has since been transferred to hospital in Stoke with serious, life threatening injuries.

Sergeant Stephen Richards of the Roads Policing Unit said: “We are appealing to anybody who may have witnessed the pedestrian prior to the collision to come forward. Equally we’d like to hear from anybody who may have been travelling along the A483 and who may have dash cam to also contact us.”

Anybody with information is asked to contact officers at the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or via the live webchat quoting reference number Y022943.

The northbound part of the bypass was closed off overnight for several hours with diversions in place:

The road reopened just after 6am.

Top picture: archive image of the A483.

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