A 63-year-old man sadly died following a hit and run on the A548 in Pensarn, Abergele, police have confirmed.

At about 9.40pm yesterday evening (Saturday, November 20), North Wales Police was made aware of a collision in the Pensarn area when a pedestrian had been struck by a black BMW - which did not stop at scene.

The vehicle was located a short time later and three persons were arrested, police said.

Emergency services including police and the Welsh Ambulance Service attended but sadly, despite best efforts, the 63-year-old local man succumbed to his injuries at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd.

The Senior Coroner for North East Wales has been informed.

Sergeant Raymond Williams of the Roads Policing Unit said: “I offer my profound condolences to the family of the pedestrian at this difficult time.

“We are currently investigating this incident as a fatal road traffic collision and ask that any witnesses who have not already come forward to contact the police with any information or dash cam footage.

"I am particularly keen to receive any dash-cam footage from vehicles that may have seen a black BMW travelling from Rhyl towards Pensarn between 9.30pm and 9.40pm last night.

“I would like to thank road users for their patience and understanding whilst the road was closed to allow our officers and a Forensic Collision Investigator to secure evidence from the scene.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or via the website, quoting reference 21000808527.