AN ELDERLY man remains in hospital in Stoke with significant injuries following a crash in Rhyl yesterday 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.

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

The three man and one woman who were found inside the property and arrested yesterday in connection with the incident have been released on police bail pending further investigation.


Elderly man airlifted to hospital and four arrested after Rhyl crash

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Gibson, of North Wales Police, said: “Working closely with our colleagues in probation, we can confirm that one of the individuals involved has been recalled to prison.

“Another remains in police custody in relation to unrelated matters.

“It is imperative that we provide the fullest available evidence to the Crown Prosecution Service. At this stage we are not searching for anyone else in this matter.

“I'd like to thank all those who have made contact with us following yesterday's witness appeal, however, can I please urge anyone who witnessed the collision, or who observed the 57-plate Silver Ford Focus being driven prior to or post collision to come forward as soon as possible.”

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