North West Wales

Woman killed in Abergele crash named as Hilda Blythin, 69

Hilda Blythin Image copyright North Wales Police

A woman who died after a multi-vehicle crash in Conwy county has been named as Hilda Blythin.

The 69-year-old pedestrian, from Abergele, died at the scene of the crash at the junction of Water Street and Bridge Street in the town.

A lorry and two cars were involved in the crash at 15:20 GMT on Thursday.

Paying tribute, Mrs Blythin's family described her as "full of life and a real character, generous, kind and proud".

The family's statement said: "We are devastated by the loss of Hilda - a much loved wife, mother and nain.

"She was an inspiration to many people and adored her family. She will be missed by us all."

Sgt Jason Diamond, of North Wales Police, said the family was being offered support.

The road was closed for several hours following the crash.

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