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Car crashes into front of hospital

A car has crashed into the front of a hospital used by patients from the Chirk area.

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The car in the front of the hospital entrance. Photo: Cai Samuels @cai_s_samuels/Twitter/X

The emergency services rushed to Wrexham Maelor Hospital at 1.54pm on Wednesday to reports of a single-vehicle road traffic collision.

A spokesperson for North Wales Police said: "We were called at 1.54pm to reports of a single vehicle RTC at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

"Officers are currently in attendance and one person is being assessed for minor injuries."

Officers asked the public to avoid the immediate area while the emergency services deal with the incident.

A spokesperson said: "The front entrance to the hospital is currently cordoned off and the public are requested to avoid the immediate vicinity whilst emergency services deal with the incident."

The hospital is run by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board which confirmed that all services at the site remain open.

Adele Gittoes, interim executive director of operations said: “No staff or patients were injured in this incident, and all services, remain open as normal.

“I’d like to thank all colleagues and the emergency services for the swift response to this incident this afternoon and also our estates team for securing the area and ensuring our main entrance remains open securely for our patients and visitors.”

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