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Appeal over collision which killed two men; Female van driver from Flintshire seriously injured and teenager is critical in hospital.

BY STEVE BAGNALL @FlintshireChron AWOMAN was seriously injured after the van she was driving crashed with a car carrying two men and left them dead.

The 39-year-old woman from Flintshire was behind the wheel of a blue Peugeot Partner van when it collided with a silver Audi A3.

Police said as a result, the Audi driver and a passenger, known locally as Darryl Smith and Sean Broomhall from South Cheshire, were pronounced dead at the scene.

A second passenger from the Audi, a 19-yearold man from Crewe, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to University of Aintree Hospital where his condition is described as critical.

Meanwhile the woman was airlifted to the Royal Stoke University Hospital and is said to be in a stable condition.

The accident happened at around 1.15pm on Wednesday, February 7 outside the Dragon Hall Business Park on Whitchurch Road, near Chester. Officers are appealing for information - in particular for any dashcam footage other drivers may have.

Sergeant Andy Dennison from Cheshire Police said: "Enquiries in relation to this incident are ongoing and as part the investigation I'm keen to hear from anyone with any information in relation to the collision. "I'd also like to hear from anyone who believes that they may have seen either of the vehicles travelling on the A41 prior to the collision taking place.

"At the time of the incident the Audi was travelling southbound towards Broxton and the Peugeot was travelling northbound towards Chester. "I'm particularly keen to hear from any motorists with any dashcam footage of the vehicles travelling prior to the collision."

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 432 of February 7 2018.

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Publication:Chester Chronicle (Chester, England)
Date:Feb 15, 2018
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