School crash driver 'terrified'

The driver of the car that overturned outside a primary school in the Vale of Glamorgan, injuring five children and four adults, has spoken of his "terrifying experience". Police say it is "not believed to be a deliberate act."

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Rhoose: Children suffered 'head and abdomen injuries'

The Welsh Ambulance Service has confirmed it attended a traffic collision on Fontgary Road in Rhoose at 8:55am.

A car had been in collision with several adults and children… soon after it was declared a major incident due to the number of casualties involved and their injuries.

Six patients have been conveyed to UHW Cardiff by land ambulances (four children with head/abdomen injuries and fractures; two adults with fractures).

Three patients have been conveyed to Princess of Wales Hospital by land ambulances (two adults and one child – all with minor injuries).

– Welsh Ambulance service spokesperson

The spokesperson added there are no details yet regarding the severity of the injuries.

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Primary school where car overturned

A car has overturned near the Rhoose Primary School, leaving several children and adults injured.
A car has overturned near the Rhoose Primary School, leaving several children and adults injured. Credit: Google Maps

The primary school is in the village of Rhoose, approximately five miles outside Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan.

The school also has a nursery unit.

Police have said a car overturned outside the school and that casualties have been taken to hospital.

The Rhoose Primary School.
The Rhoose Primary School. Credit: Google Maps
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