Woman seriously injured and dog killed as they are hit by car

By Jonny Drury | Chirk | News | Published:

A woman walking her dog was seriously injured and her pet was killed when they were hit by a car.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after the collision, which happened shortly before 6.15pm on Friday in Colliery Road, Chirk.

North Wales Police said the 57-year-old woman was taken to Wrexham's Maelor Hospital by ambulance with serious leg injuries.

She was then transferred to the Royal Stoke University Hospital. However her dog died at the scene.

Pc Robert Williams of the Roads Policing Unit said: “I am appealing for anybody who may have witnessed the collision to come forward.

“Equally if anybody has any dash cam footage from their vehicle, or if anybody who lives in the vicinity that has private CCTV that may assist our investigation I would urge them to contact us immediately.”

Anybody with information is asked to contact officers at the Roads Policing Unit on 101, or via the live web chat quoting reference number W016411. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Jonny Drury

By Jonny Drury

Senior reporter covering Oswestry and Mid Wales.

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