7 year old boy in critical condition after North Wales crash

8 October 2018, 15:01 | Updated: 8 October 2018, 15:17

Heddlu Police officer

The child is in hospital after two motorbikes which were part of a Wales Rally GB display team crashed.

Officers are continuing to investigate the two-vehicle collision involving motorcycles - which happened shortly before 11:30am on a closed section of the Llandudno promenade due to the Wales Rally GB. 

The 7-year-old was airlifted by the Air Ambulance to Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool where he currently remains.
Temporary Superintendent Neil Harrison of North Wales Police said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the boy.
“This is now a joint investigation involving North Wales Police and the Health and Safety Executive and our enquiries are now underway.
“Footage received by members of the public from their camera phones as well as CCTV from local hotels will now form part of the investigation and I would like to thank all those who have contacted us.
“We continue to appeal to anybody who witnessed the collision and who are yet to contact us, to do please do so as soon as possible.”