North Wales Police say it was ‘likely’ the man was hit by a vehicle which fled the scene

A 38-YEAR-OLD man was found dead on the A5052 between Valley and Llanynghenedl on Anglesey last night.

North Wales Police say that, shortly after 11pm, they had received calls from members of the public reporting a male who was unresponsive by the roadside.

Despite the best efforts of members of the public who stopped to assist, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

DCI Brian Kearney stated: “This is a tragic incident in which a 38-year-old male has lost his life. It is likely that this victim had been hit by an unidentified vehicle(s) which did not remain at the scene.

“Family liaison officers are supporting the family who are deeply traumatised by not only the fact that they have lost their love one, but also that the driver of any vehicle concerned failed to remain at the scene.

“I would urge the person or person(s) in any vehicle involved to come forward. If anyone has any information about this incident then please contact the police. We will treat any information received confidentially.

“I would like to thank the members of public who did stop and tried to save this person’s life.

“I am appealing to anyone who was in any of the areas listed below, between 8.20pm and 11.30pm on Friday the 19th of February 2021.

– on the A5025 between Valley and Llanfachraeth

– or Llanynghenedl and Bodedern

– or anyone who has dashcam footage in those areas or in and around the Valley area to come forward, quoting incident number Z023761. Please ring 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

A Major Incident Team has been set up to investigate this tragic incident.

North Wales Chronicle | Anglesey