20 injured by 'crazy' paving

A number of shoppers have been hospitalised because of new paving in Pontypridd town centre. People have complained that they can't see the kerb properly.

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One woman's injuries from 'crazy' paving

Morfydd Jenkins was left with bruising after tripping over the kerb Credit: Wales News Service

Morfydd Jenkins says she was left with severe bruising and cuts after falling over a kerb which is apparently disguised by crazy paving in Pontypridd town centre.

The paving is part of a £10.5m revamp in the town. The Council says it's concerned and will be looking into the matter.

In a statement the Council said: "Safety has been a matter of paramount importance throughout the Pontypridd Regeneration scheme, creating a safer and more attractive environment for all town centre users."

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Shoppers hospitalised due to new paving

More than 20 shoppers have been taken to hospital since May because of new paving in Pontypridd, the Welsh Ambulance Service have confirmed.

The paving , which is part of the town centre's £10.5m revamp, apparently creates an optical illusion which hides the kerb.

The Council say it’s concerned and will be looking into this matter.

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