Hit and run sees man, 77, left with 'significant injuries'

Police have arrested four people in connection with the incident in Rhyl
-Credit: (Image: Ian Cooper/North Wales Live)


A man was airlifted to hospital with "significant injuries" following a suspected hit and run, in Rhyl, this morning (Saturday). The incident happened on Kingsley Avenue and police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

A North Wales Police spokesperson said: "At 08:22 North Wales Police were called to report that a male pedestrian had been struck on Kingsley Avenue. The vehicle, which was reported as being a silver-coloured car, initially stopped but then made off from the scene."

"The emergency services were called and the pedestrian, a 77-year-old man, was airlifted to hospital in Stoke by the Air Ambulance. Officers later found the vehicle, a silver Ford Focus, parked outside a property on Marsh Road."

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"Four individuals - three men and a woman, who were inside the property have been arrested on suspicion of driving offences. All four remain in police custody." Join our WhatsApp news community here for the latest breaking news

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Gibson is appealing for witnesses to come forward. He said: "The pedestrian is in a stable condition however he has sustained significant injuries," North Wales Live reported.

"I am urging anybody who may have witnessed the collision, or anybody who may have been in the vicinity of Kingsley Avenue this morning to contact us as soon as possible. This includes anybody who may have dash cam or CCTV footage."

"I am also asking anybody who may have seen the 57-plate silver Ford Focus being driven prior to, or post collision to come forward."

Anybody with information is asked to contact us via the live web chat or by calling 101, quoting incident number Q078453.

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