A MAN has sadly died after a crash on the A55 during the early hours of Saturday morning.

North Wales Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision which happened just before 1am today, Saturday, September 19.

The Welsh Ambulance Service and North Wales Police attended the incident on the westbound carriageway of the A55, in the area of the Northop on-slip.

Sergeant Emlyn Hughes of the Roads Policing Unit said: “The collision involved a Vauxhall Astra and occurred whilst a broken down Vauxhall Grandland X vehicle was being recovered from the A55.

"Tragically the collision resulted in a 44- year-old man losing his life. His next of kin have been made aware.”   

“We are appealing for information from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have dash-cam footage to contact 101 or alternatively use the live webchat https://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/live-chat-support quoting reference Y138444.”

There are no further details available at present.