A baby boy has died and a woman is fighting for her life after their car was involved in a crash in Wales yesterday.
North Wales Police were called to the scene on the A55 near Gwalchmai on Anglesey at around 2pm to a collision between between a Ford Mondeo and an HGV.
The 21-month-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
The female front seat passenger is being treated in a Stoke hospital and is described as being in a critical condition. The male driver was uninjured.
Sadly we can confirm that a baby has died and a woman has sustained serious, life threatening injuries following a road traffic collision on the A55 near #Gwalchmai #Anglesey yesterday afternoon.— HGC Uned Plismona'r Ffyrdd/NWP Roads Policing Unit (@NWPRPU) February 17, 2020
We are appealing for witnesses https://t.co/TVcFgHeyZH pic.twitter.com/oxJ9MoUxxU
It is understood that the occupants of the second vehicle were unhurt.
Inspector Gareth Jones of the Roads Policing Unit said: “Sadly this is being investigated as a fatal road traffic collision and our heartfelt sympathies remain with the baby boy’s family at this incredibly difficult time.
“The investigation is currently underway and we are appealing to anybody who may have witnesses the collision, or who may have seen either vehicle shortly before 2pm to contact us.”