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Accidents close the A55 Westbound

Diversions are now in place following the accidents. Credit: Google

Emergency services are at the scene of two accidents on the A55 near Llandudno Junction.

Around 02:45 two lorries were involved in a minor collision closing lane one (of two) for recovery.

A second collision, involving a van, occurred at the scene around 04:30.

There's a diversion in place:

Head south on the A470 via Glan Conwy, joining the north or westbound A5 at Bettws-y-Coed. Traffic can return to the A55 at J11 (Llandygai/Bethesda).

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Family tributes after man dies in A55 road accident

Duncan Monteith died after a road accident on the A55 last Friday Credit: Family photo/North Wales Police

The family of a man who died in a road accident on the A55 last Friday have paid tribute to their "open and warm hearted" son.

Duncan Monteith, 27 years old, was born in St Asaph and lived with his family in Glan Conwy. He died at the Countess of Chester Hospital on Friday.

His family said: “We are all devastated by Duncan’s death.

"He was gregarious and emotional and wore his heart on his sleeve. He was so open and warm hearted and got close to people very quickly – that is why he had so many close friends whose messages of support have been so supportive at this difficult time”

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