A MAN has been taken to hospital with “significant injuries” and four people have been arrested following a crash in Rhyl this morning (June 1).

At 8.22am, North Wales Police was called to a report that a male pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on Kingsley Avenue.

The vehicle, which was reported as being a silver-coloured car, initially stopped, but then made off from the scene.

Emergency services were called and the pedestrian, a 77-year-old man, was airlifted to hospital in Stoke via air ambulance.


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Officers later found the vehicle, a silver Ford Focus, parked outside a property on Marsh Road.

A total of three men and one woman, who were inside the property, have been arrested on suspicion of driving offences.

All four remain in police custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Gibson, of North Wales Police, is appealing for witnesses to come forward.

He said: “The pedestrian is in a stable condition; however, he has sustained significant injuries.

“I am urging anybody who may have witnessed the collision, or anybody who may have been in the vicinity of Kingsley Avenue this morning to contact us as soon as possible.

“This includes anybody who may have dashcam or CCTV footage.

“I am also asking anybody who may have seen the 57-plate silver Ford Focus being driven prior to, or post-collision, to come forward.”

Anybody with information is asked to contact North Wales Police via the live web chat or by calling 101, quoting incident number Q078453.