North Wales Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on the A55 at Abergwyngregyn, in which three children were seriously injured.

The incident happened at 8.30am on Wednesday 21st August, when a car collided with the central reservation and landed on its roof on the westbound carriageway.

Three children have been taken to hospital with injuries which are described as serious.

The A55 westbound between J12 Tal-y-Bont to J15 Llanfairfechan was closed and one lane of the eastbound carriageway was also closed.

A spokesperson for North Wales Ambulance service said: “We were called on Wednesday, 21 August at approximately 8:32am to reports of a road traffic accident involving a single vehicle on the A55 near Abergwyngregyn.

“We responded with two emergency ambulances and our crew was supported by the Wales Air Ambulance.

“One patient is being transported by road ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd Hospital, Bangor and two patients are being transported by air ambulance to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool.”

PC Eifion Jones of the Roads Policing Unit said: “We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have seen the silver Volkswagen travelling along the road prior to the collision to come forward.

“We would also like to speak to anybody who may have dash cam footage from their vehicles prior to the collision.”

Please contact the Roads Policing Unit in St Asaph on 101 quoting reference X121044. Alternatively use the live webchat