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Chief executive pledges support to colleagues of nurse killed in car crash

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has offered support to those who knew nurse Sue Owen.
Sue Owen

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has promised to support the colleagues of nurse Sue Owen who was killed in a car crash last week.

The mother of two who worked at Ysbyty Gwynedd hospital in Bangor died on Friday (23 September) when her car was hit by an object falling off a van on the B4547 in Nant-y-Garth.

Deep shock

Speaking on behalf of all staff, health board chief executive Gary Doherty said: I was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of one of our colleagues at Ysbyty Gwynedd, and all of our thoughts are with Sues family.

Weve made arrangements for support to be made available to Sues colleagues, and we will do all we can to support them at this time.

Heartfelt messages

Floral tributes and messages have been left at the scene of the accident, and

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has promised to support the colleagues of nurse Sue Owen who was killed in a car crash last week.


Sue Owen

The mother of two who worked at Ysbyty Gwynedd hospital in Bangor died on Friday (23 September) when her car was hit by an object falling off a van on the B4547 in Nant-y-Garth.

Deep shock

Speaking on behalf of all staff, health board chief executive Gary Doherty said: ‘I was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of one of our colleagues at Ysbyty Gwynedd, and all of our thoughts are with Sue’s family.

‘We’ve made arrangements for support to be made available to Sue’s colleagues, and we will do all we can to support them at this time.’

Heartfelt messages

Floral tributes and messages have been left at the scene of the accident, and Ms Owen’s family wrote tributes to her on Facebook.

North Wales Police has asked anyone with information on the fatal crash to contact them, quoting reference RC16145114.

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