7-year-old dies after collision on caravan site

The boy was taken to the University Hospital of Wales Photo: ITV News Wales

South Wales Police are appealing for information following the death of a 7-year-old boy after a collision at a caravan site in south Wales.

Police say the boy was involved in a collision with a car yesterday afternoon, on the Shirenewton caravan site.

He was taken to the University Hospital of Wales where he later died from his injuries.

A 16-year-old from the area is being questioned on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and is currently in police custody.

A seven year old boy from the caravan site was apparently in collision with a red BMW 3 series estate. The boy was taken to the University Hospital of Wales where he later died from his injuries. Specially trained police officers are supporting the family.

– South Wales Police

Anybody who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.