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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.

MP: No fatalities after primary school crash

Local MP for the Vale of Glamorgan Alun Cairns has said that there were no fatalities after a car overturned near a primary school in south Wales:


Residents heard 'loud noise' outside school

ITV Wales is reporting that an overturned black Audi is at the scene of the accident near a school in south Wales.

Residents report hearing a 'loud noise' shortly before nine. Witnesses also report seeing a lollipop lady lying on the ground.

An Air Ambulance, which was at the scene, is understood to have just left.

Read more on this story at ITV Wales.


Primary school where car overturned

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. Credit: Google Maps
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