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Man dies after motorbike collides with car in Mold

A man has died after a crash involving a car and a motorbike in Mold.

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Crews were called just after 10am on Monday after reports of a collision on the A541 in Mynydd Isa near the junction of the A5118.

Sadly the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road remains closed and diversions are in place.

Police say the driver of the Ford Fiesta has been arrested after failing a roadside drugs swipe test. He remains in police custody.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact officers.

Flintshire drinking water affected as main bursts

A burst water main has affected drinking water supplies in the New Brighton area of Mold, Flintshire.

Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water has apologised for the inconvenience and said some customers may notice discolouration of their tap water when the the supply is restored.

A burst water main has affected drinking water supplies in the New Brighton area of Mold, Flintshire. Credit: PA

Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water are currently working to repair the burst main on the A5119 in New Brighton.

The road is closed in both directions and will be closed throughout the night.


Man killed in crash near Mold named

A man killed in a crash in Nannerch near Mold, which left two others in hospital, has been named.

The collision involved one vehicle and happened yesterday afternoon. Credit: Bing

28-year-old Jonathan Philip Yeardley, from Nannerch, was killed in the collision yesterday afternoon.

One man remains in hospital in Stoke and is in what's been described as a serious but stable condition.

Another who was taken to the Wrexham Maelor Hospital with minor injuries has since been discharged.

Police are still appealing for witnesses to the incident and urge anyone with information to call them on 101.

Police appeal after fatal collision near Mold

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a person was killed in a crash on the A541 Mold to Denbigh Road.

Police and ambulance services were made aware of the incident at around half 2 this afternoon.

The collision is believed to have involved one vehicle - a black coloured Volkswagen Golf.

Police officers and members of the ambulance service attended the incident at around 2:30 this afternoon, but one of the occupants of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

A further two people have been taken to hospital - one man transferred to Stoke Hospital with serious injuries and another to Wrexham Maelor Hospital, with what's thought to be minor injuries.

The road is currently closed but diversions have been put in place at Afon Wen and Lixum.

Anyone who was travelling on the road at the time and witnessed the collision is urged to call North Wales Police on 101.


Five teenagers arrested after disorder in Mold

Windows were damaged in Mold's McDonalds by youths on Saturday night. Credit: Google Street View

Five teenagers have been arrested and bailed after windows and cars were damaged in Mold.

North Wales Police appealed for information yesterday after an incident on Saturday night where windows were damaged at the town's McDonalds and a member of the public was assaulted.

The force says two teenage girls and three teenage boys have since been arrested on suspicion of public order offences and bailed pending further enquiries.

Former minister welding before fatal fire, inquest hears

A retired church minister died while enjoying his welding hobby in his shed, an inquest has heard.

The body of 79-year-old David Wynn, who was a former minister of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Mold, was found outside the shed at his home in Loggerheads Road, Cilcain, Mold on October 20th.

North Wales East and Central coroner John Gittins said Mr Wynn's hobby was welding and he'd been working on a project at the time of the fire. Police investigated the blazed, but said the death is not being treated as suspicious.

The inquest was adjourned until April.

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