North East Wales

Flintshire lollipop lady hit by falling tree

School crossing patrol sign on Ruthin Road near Bryn Coch Lane, Mold Image copyright Google

A lollipop lady has been taken to hospital after she was hit by a branch from a falling tree in Mold, Flintshire.

An ambulance crew was called to the junction of Ruthin Road and Bryn Coch Lane at 08:45 BST on Monday.

Council officials say the school crossing patrol officer was injured when a tree fell on to the road.

The woman was taken to Wrexham Maelor Hospital for treatment. She has since been discharged.

The road was closed for a time while highways staff removed the tree blocking the footpath.