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Man sustains 'life-changing' injuries in Upper Bangor crash

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Police are appealing for information after a man in his 20s sustained 'serious injuries' following a collision in Upper Bangor during the early hours of this morning.

Officers received a report of a collision between a white coloured Skoda Fabia and a pedestrian outside the 'Late Shop' on Holyhead Road shortly after 3:30am.

The man was taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd by ambulance with serious leg injuries but has since been transferred to a hospital in Stoke. His injuries have been described as 'life-changing'.

Police have arrested the 18 year old driver of the car on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and dangerous driving. He currently remains in police custody.

We are appealing for witnesses and are particularly keen on speaking to anybody who may have seen the vehicle being driven prior to the collision to come forward.

We believe the white Skoda Fabia travelled along Caernarfon Road before heading up to Holyhead Road.

Anybody with information that could assist our investigation should contact us on 101.

– Sergeant Emlyn Hughes, Roads Policing Unit

The road was closed whilst the investigation was ongoing but re-opened shortly after 9am this morning.

Anyone with information regarding the collision, or anybody who may have seen the car being driven prior to the incident is asked to contact officers at the Western Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting reference number U018040.

Two arrested in relation to Rhyl murder investigation

Liam Hill's body was found at a flat in Rhyl. Credit: North Wales Police

Two people are in police custody in connection with the ongoing murder investigation in Rhyl.

A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Liam Hill, and a 41-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Both are local to the Rhyl area.

Yesterday, his family made a plea for anyone with information to come forward.

Police continue to appeal for information following the discovery of Mr Hill’s body in his flat on West Parade shortly before 2pm on Friday 8th January.

Yesterday Liam's family made a plea for anyone with information to come forward. Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

I am certain the key to this investigation lies within the local community and I continue to appeal to anybody who may have information that could assist our investigation to come forward.

– T/Supt Mark Chesters, North Wales Police

Anyone who has any information should contact Police on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 and quote Operation Panatella.

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Appeal for witnesses after crash near Newtown

Dyfed Powys Police is appealing for information after a crash between Newtown and Abermule.

The incident happened around 6.50am today on the A483 just north of its junction with the B4389.

A blue Hyundai car and a white Renault Clio were involved in the collision.

The road was closed to allow the treatment of both drivers who were taken to hospital. Their injuries are not believed to be serious.

The road remained closed until it was deemed safe for continued use.

Police would request anyone who witnessed the collision to contact the roads policing unit at Newtown Police Station on 101.

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