THE public have been 'urged not to speculate' on social media after a man was killed in a crash on the A55.

The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday, October 28.

North Wales Police say their investigations into this incident are ongoing, including inquiries concerning the suspect taking of a motor vehicle without consent.

The force posted on social media on Friday, November 3: "This is a live investigation and therefore we advise members of the public not to speculate on social media and to respect the privacy of the man’s family at this difficult time.

"We continue to appeal for anyone who was travelling along the A55 Eastbound towards the Dwygyfylchi area between 5am and 6am and may have witnessed the incident or have dashcam footage that could assist our investigations."

A taxi firm, based in Bangor, has said that one of its cars that was involved in a fatal crash in Conwy last weekend had been “stolen”.

Premier Group said it is helping police officers with their investigations.


Premier Group said: “Whilst we offer our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the individual who lost their life, we wish to be clear that our vehicle involved in this incident was stolen from us.

“The Premier Group are committed to the safety and wellbeing of our customers and staff, and we are all deeply saddened by this heartbreaking incident that occurred.”

Police said the crash involved a white Hyundai vehicle on the A55, eastbound, at Dwygyfylchi.

The next of kin of the deceased has been informed, as has The Coroner’s Office.

The road was closed eastbound from junction 16 (Puffin Roundabout / Penmaenbach Headland) to junction 17 (Conwy) from 5.50am on Saturday, October 28.

Anyone with information about the crash, is asked to contact police via their website or by telephoning 101. Quote reference A172376.