Brother: Mum pushed her children away from hit-and-run van before she was killed

It has emerged that the mother who was mown down and killed in Friday's hit-and-run rampage in Cardiff saved the life of her children before she died.

Her brother said Karina Menzies, 32, was walking outside the fire station on Cowbridge Road West in Ely with her children when a white van was driven straight at them.

Ms Menzies bravely threw her children out of the way, her brother Craig Menzies told Radio 5 Live.

"He went through the traffic, aimed for them and then just hit them head on," said Mr Menzie.

He added: "She just screamed and threw them out of the way as much as she could.

"He still clipped them but she took it head-on. She saved their lives."

Two of the injured adults were in a critical condition and five children were also receiving treatment.

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