North East Wales

Two dead and five hurt in bikes crash at Pontblyddyn

Two motorcyclists have died and five other people have been hurt after a collision involving a car and six motorcycles.

The incident happened on the A5104 at Pontblyddyn, near Mold, Flintshire, at 12:53 BST.

Police, fire and ambulance services attended, and five casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance and air ambulance.

The road was still closed at 19:50 BST and diversions were in place.

Police are trying to contact the next of kin, and the coroner has been informed.

Insp Gareth Jones, of North Wales Police, said: "The incident involved a car and six motorcycles - two riders of which passed away at the scene.

"Five further casualties were conveyed to hospital by the Helimed and ambulance. An update is awaited on their condition. Officers remain on scene continuing with their investigations."

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