Fatal Collision On The A5 Padog Bends

Fatal Collision On The A5 Padog Bends


Friday 19th Apr 2019


Police can confirm a man has died following a two-vehicle collision on the A5 Padog Bends near Betws-y-Coed earlier today (Monday, April 15th).

The incident happened shortly before 11:15am when two vehicles, a Volkswagen Sharan and a Honda motorcycle were involved in a collision.

The motorcyclist, a man aged in his 40’s, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Volkswagen also suffered minor injuries.

The road remains closed at this time.

Sergeant Jason Diamond of the Roads Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts remain with the man’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“We would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have seen either vehicle prior to the collision to come forward.

“Equally anybody who may have been travelling along the A5 near Betws-y-Coed and who may have dash cam is also asked to make contact with us.”

Anyone with information should contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101 quoting reference number X050776.