North West Wales

Pregnant woman's baby dies after A5 Pentrefoelas crash

Crash scene near Pentrefoelas on 16 June

A pregnant woman who was involved in a two-car crash in Conwy county has lost her baby as a result of the injuries she suffered.

The woman and a 15-month-old girl were taken to hospital after the Volkswagen Golf she was driving collided with a Citroen Xsara on the A5 at Pentrefoelas on Thursday.

Emergency services initially thought both suffered minor injuries.

North Wales Police said the incident was being treated as a fatal crash.

Following the collision, both the woman and young girl were taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in Bodelwyddan.

A police spokeswoman said: "Following concern her unborn baby was in distress, the baby was delivered by emergency Caesarean section, but sadly could not be saved."

The girl was treated for minor injuries.

Sgt Gwyndaf Jones said: "Our sympathy goes out to the family involved."

Meanwhile, a man who died in a three-vehicle crash on the same road has been named as Ifor Edward Davies, 59, from Pentrefoelas.

Mr Davies died at the scene following the crash on Wednesday, which involved an agricultural vehicle, a Rover 25 and a Ford Focus.

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