North East Wales

Sandycroft factory chemical leak: three taken to hospital

Three men have been taken to hospital after a chemical leak at a factory in Flintshire.

Paramedics treated one man at the scene at Prince William Avenue, near Sandycroft, Deeside, before he was taken to hospital with two others.

North Wales Fire and Rescue sent four fire engines and an environment pollution unit to the incident.

The factory is said to be involved in chemical manufacture and distribution. The leak has been contained.

Emergency crews were called to the scene at 11:00 GMT on Wednesday.

It is understood two of the men were taken to hospital as a precaution after giving assistance to a third man.

The premises were not evacuated.

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