A CRASH involving three vehicles in Abergele yesterday (June 21) resulted in a casualty being taken to hospital in Stoke.

This was at Swan Square, Water Street, in the village of Llanfair Talhaiarn (Llanfair TH).

The casualty was later airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital.


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North Wales Fire and Rescue Service first received reports of the incident shortly before 4.45pm.

Officers from the fire service, North Wales Police, the Welsh Ambulance Service, and the Wales Air Ambulance attended.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called yesterday at 4.43pm to reports of a road traffic collision involving three cars in Llanfair TH, Abergele.

“We were subsequently stood down when the Wales Air Ambulance arrived at scene.

“One person was flown to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further treatment.”

A Wales Air Ambulance spokesperson said: "The Wales Air Ambulance Charity attended an incident in the Abergele area yesterday.

"Our North Wales crew was mobile at 5.04pm and arrived on scene at 5.23pm.

"Following treatment from our on-board medics, we airlifted a patient to the Royal Stoke University Hospital, leaving the scene at 6.01pm and arriving at the hospital at 6.28pm.

"Our involvement concluded at 7.09pm."

A North Wales Police spokesperson said: “We received a call at 4.48pm from colleagues at North Wales Fire and Rescue Service reporting a road traffic collision in Swan Square, Llanfair TH.

“Officers attended alongside North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, and the Wales Air Ambulance.

“One person was taken to hospital in Stoke via Helimed (air ambulance), and our investigation is ongoing.”

Anyone with further information which could help the police’s investigation can contact police by calling 101 or using its online live chat, quoting reference B090065.

A fire service spokesperson added that “firefighters made the scene safe and assisted WAST”.