Police issue update on death of man in A55 crash

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a man died in a crash that closed the A55[1] for nine hours yesterday morning. The fatal collision occurred near Britannia Bridge shortly before 3.30am.

North Wales Police have now confirmed that the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene[2], was 36-years-old. They are appealing for anyone who may have been driving along the A55 travelling Eastbound between 2.20am and 3.10am on May 23 and saw a grey BMW estate 3 series between Junction 3 near Valley[3] and Junction 8 near Britannia Bridge to contact them.

Sergeant Emlyn Hughes said: “This incident is sadly being investigated as a fatal collision. We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed or have dashcam footage of a grey BMW estate 3 Series driving in the area to contact police.”

If anyone has information that could assist in the ongoing investigations, they are urged to contact police via our website or by calling 101, quoting reference 23000438583. Yesterday, A Welsh Ambulance Service[5] spokesperson said they had an ambulance, duty manager and rapid response vehicle (RRV) at the scene, while North Wales Fire and Rescue Service[6] sent two engines from Bangor[7] and Menai Bridge.


  1. ^ A55 (www.dailypost.co.uk)
  2. ^ pronounced dead at the scene (www.dailypost.co.uk)
  3. ^ Valley (www.dailypost.co.uk)
  4. ^ Llandudno seafront hotel named in TripAdvisor's UK top ten places to stay (www.dailypost.co.uk)
  5. ^ Welsh Ambulance Service (www.dailypost.co.uk)
  6. ^ North Wales Fire and Rescue Service (www.dailypost.co.uk)
  7. ^ Bangor (www.dailypost.co.uk)