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Grieving mother's warning over hoax collections

Ashley Talbot died outside his school on 10th December Credit: Family Photo

The mother of 15-year-old Ashley Talbot, who died after a collision with a minibus at Maesteg Comprehensive School last week, has told ITV Wales that she wants any public donations of money to go to the Wales Air Ambulance.

It comes as police investigate allegations that a local man posing as a family member, began a cash collection in Ashley's memory.

An inquest into Ashley's death has been opened and adjourned. His funeral is to be held this week.

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Teen receives Christmas surprise from hundreds of truckers

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A 13-year-old boy from Ebbw Vale, received an extra special Christmas surprise today as his dream came true to ride in a truck.

Kian Badcock, who has autism and has lost the sight in one eye, had always wanted to experience a truck ride, and today that's exactly what he got.

More than a hundred truckers descended on Newport to meet him, including a Big American Show Truck, after spotting a request on Facebook.

His mum Sarah described the event as 'unbelievable', as Nicola Hendy reports.

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Appeal after pedestrian hit by van

The incident happened at 5am this morning Credit: ITV News

A pedestrian has suffered life-threatening injuries after a collision with a white van in Anglesey this morning.

The incident happened at 5am on the A5025 road between Four Crosses, Menai Bridge, and Pentraeth.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Driver arrested after pedestrian left with serious injuries

The incident happened at 11.10 pm last night Credit: ITV News

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, after a collision on the A472 last night.

It happened just after 11pm, between Pontypool and Hafodyrynys.

A Seat Ibiza collided with a male pedestrian, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.

The road was closed for a period while Specialist Officers examined the scene, but it has since been reopened.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information to call 101.

The driver remains in custody.

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