Pregnant woman dies in Mold crash

23 October 2012, 12:21 | Updated: 23 October 2012, 12:34

A local woman has died in hospital following a two-car collision on the A541 Wrexham to Mold road just after 7pm last night, Monday 22nd October.

The collision involved a silver BMW series 3 motor vehicle travelling in the direction of Mold and a silver Ford Ka travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of a Ford Ka, a woman in her 30's died shortly after arriving at the Maelor Hospital in Wrexham, and despite efforts at the scene her unborn child could not be saved either.

The driver of a BMW was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving but has since been released on bail while North Wales Police continue their investigations.

Sergeant Jane Thomas of the Roads Policing Unit said:

"I’d like to hear from anyone who was travelling along the A541 Road in Pontbyddyn yesterday evening and may have witnessed the collision to contact the Police. At this time the lady’s family are being supported by a specialist family liaison officer. As you can imagine they are devastated. This is a tragic incident which will have shaken the local community and I would ask that if you have any information that may assist our investigation that you contact Police immediately. 

Anyone with information should contact North Wales Police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote incident N175772.