/Young man tragically dies in car crash during the early hours

Young man tragically dies in car crash during the early hours

A young man has died following a horrific car crash in Gwynedd overnight.

The incident involved one vehicle and happened during the early hours of this morning (Sunday, February 2) on an unclassified road between Llithfaen and Pentreuchaf, near Pwllheli.

The incident, involving a black Skoda Octavia, was reported at 1.52am and was attended by police, fire and ambulance services.

The road was closed while crews dealt with the incident but reopened earlier today.

Emergency services this morning confirmed that the man, who is in his twenties and is described as being local to the area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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North Wales Police are now appealing for information from anyone who may have been in the area at the time.

In a statement released today, lead investigator Sergeant Raymond Williams said: “I and my team offer our heartfelt condolences to the young man’s family and friends at this incredibly difficult time.”

He said that the road was closed “for almost six hours while the initial scene investigation took place” and explained that the force is now looking for witnesses to come forward.

He added: “Sergeant Williams said: “I am keen to hear from anyone who may have been travelling on the road between 1am and 2am.”

Anyone with information that could help assist the investigation is asked to contact officers at the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or via  the live web chat function – quoting the reference number Y015161.

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