Wales gym car crash leaves two dead and three injured

The incident took place in the early hours of Friday morning at Lyons Den Fitness in Bagillt, Flintshire

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Two people have died and three others in hospital with serious injuries after a car crashed into a gym in Wales.

Police were called to the Lyons Den Fitness gym in Bagillt, Flintshire, following reports of a single-vehicle incident.

A North Wales Police spokesperson said: "Officers attended the scene of a single vehicle road traffic collision in the early hours of this morning (Friday).

"The collision occurred near the junction of the A548 with the A5026 at Bagillt, and road closures were put in place.

The incident took place at Lyons Den Fitness
The incident took place at Lyons Den Fitness
Two people have died, while another three are in hospital
Two people have died, while another three are in hospital

"Sadly, two people have died, and another three are currently in hospital in a serious condition.

"Officers remain at the scene whilst our investigations continue, and the road will be closed until at least lunchtime.

"We are appealing for any witnesses or those with dashcam footage, that saw a white BMW 330 saloon travelling along the A548 from the Flint direction towards Bagillt, prior to 2.30am to please contact us."

A spokesperson for Welsh Ambulance Service added: "We responded with two rapid response vehicles and five emergency ambulances.

"We were supported by the a crew from the Wales Air Ambulance. We have no further details at this stage."

While a statement from Lyons Den Fitness read: "Major traffic incident with structural damage to building.

“Honestly can’t say any more than this at the moment. With the police, will keep you all updated as I know more regarding opening back up.”

North Wales Police have urged anyone with more information to contact them, quoting reference B056403.