A woman was seriously injured and her dog killed when they were hit by a vehicle.

The woman had been walking her dog along Colliery Road in Chirk on Friday at about 6.15pm on Friday when the crash happened.

North Wales Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident.

Shortly before 6.15pm a collision occurred on Colliery Road, Chirk when a woman, who was walking her dog, was struck by a vehicle.

An ambulance was called and the 57-year-old woman was taken to the Maelor Hospital in Wrexham with serious leg injuries.

She has since been transferred to hospital in Stoke. Sadly the woman’s dog died at the scene.

PC Robert Williams of the Roads Policing Unit said: “I am appealing for anybody who may have witnessed the collision to come forward.

“Equally if anybody has any dashcam footage from their vehicle, or if anybody who lives in the vicinity that has private CCTV that may assist our investigation I would urge them to contact us immediately.”

Anybody with information is asked to contact officers at the Roads Policing Unit on 101, or via the live web chat quoting reference number W016411.