Mother and daughter are killed in horror crash in Wales

Mother and daughter are killed in horror crash in Wales

July 16, 2020

Mother and daughter are killed in horror crash in Snowdonia National Park after their VW Polo was hit by lorry

  • The two women died following the crash involving a VW Polo and a lorry 
  • The incident happened between Gardolbenmaen and Penmorfa, north Wales
  • The driver and passenger of the car, a mother and daughter, died at the scene
  • Police are appealing for witnesses to the tragedy to come forward  

A mother and daughter have died following a crash involving a car and a lorry.

Shortly after 3.30pm on Wednesday, emergency services were called to a report of a collision involving a red Volkswagen Polo and a rigid flatbed yellow lorry on the A487 between Gardolbenmaen and Penmorfa.

The female driver and female passenger who were travelling in the Polo were pronounced dead at the scene, North Wales Police said.

A mother and daughter are believed to have died in a fatal crash on the A487 between Gardolbenmaen and Penmorfa in North Wales yesterday afternoon, file photo

Sergeant Emlyn Hughes, of the roads policing unit, said: ‘Sadly this is being investigated as a fatal road traffic collision and our thoughts remain with the family of those who died.

‘They will now be supported by specially trained family liaison officers.’

According to North Wales Live, the victims are a mother and daughter.  

Police said the road is closed and they are urging anybody who may have witnessed the collision or have dashcam footage to come forward.

Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 101 or via the live web chat quoting incident number Y100773.

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