Driver killed in Porthcawl bank holiday crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a bank holiday road smash which claimed the life of a driver and left his passenger in hospital with serious injuries.

The collision happened on the A4229 Pyle Road, at the junction with Newton-Nottage roundabout near Porthcawl.

  1. ‚ÄčDriver killed in Porthcawl bank holiday crash

    The scene on the A4229 Pyle Road. Picture: David Williams

Police say a silver Honda Civic Type and a red Kia Sorento collided just before 10am today – the driver of the Honda died from his injuries while his passenger is currently in Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, with serious injuries.

A man and woman travelling in the Kia, together with their 6 year-old-son, suffered minor injuries.

Main image for myprint-247

Our heavyweight cards have FREE UV silk coating, FREE next day delivery VAT included. Choose from 1000’s of pre-designed templates or upload your own artwork. Orders dispatched within 24hrs.

Visit our site for more products: Business Cards, Compliment Slips, Letterheads, Leaflets, Postcards, Posters much more. All items are free next day delivery.

Contact: 01858 468192

Valid until: Sunday, May 26 2013

The road was closed for much of the day while the emergency services dealt with the incident, and local diversions were in place.

South Wales Police are urging anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision to come forward.

A spokesman said: “Police are requesting that any person that witnessed the collision, or has any information regarding the vehicle involved, contact the Western Roads Policing office.”

Can you help? Call South Wales Police roads policing unit in Llansamlet on 01792 456999, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111

Article source: