POLICE have arrested a man after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle outside the Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

The Welsh Ambulance Service have confirmed to the Leader that they were called to the scene at around 8.30pm and took one person involved to the Maelor to recieve treatment.

A WAS spokesperson said: "We were called to the Croesnewydd Road area of Wrexham last night, Thursday 22 October at 8.28pm to reports of a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian.

"We sent one rapid response car and two emergency ambulances. One person was conveyed to Wrexham Maelor Hospital for treatment."

Police are now appealing for witnesses following the crash yesterday evening, Thursday, at around 8.25pm.

Chief Inspector Siobhan Edwards, said: “We are appealing to anybody who may have witnessed the collision that occurred at approximately 20:26hrs this evening to contact us.

“A man has been arrested following the incident."

Police confirmed that Croesnewydd Road, outside the Wrexham Maelor hospital, was closed off whilst investigations were ongoing.

Witnesses or anybody with information that could assist the investigation are asked to contact North Wales Police on 101.