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Minute's silence in Cardiff for Karina Menzies

Karina Menzies will be remembered at a Bonfire Night event in the Ely area of Cardiff Credit: Family / South Wales Police

A minute's silence will be held tonight in memory of a Cardiff woman who died during a series of alleged hit-and-runs in the city last month.

Speeches will be made before a special pink firework is launched for 31-year-old Karina Menzies at a Bonfire Night event in Ely.

Alleged hit and run's injured discharged

All of those who were at the University Hospital of Wales after being injured in a series of collisions in Cardiff just over a week ago have now been discharged.

The alleged hit-and-run collisions took place in several locations to the west of Cardiff, including Grand Avenue, Cowbridge Road West and the Leckwith Retail Park on October 19.

31-year-old Karina Menzies died as a result of the incident.

13 other people were injured including at least seven children.

A 31-year-old man remains in police custody charged with murder, 13 counts of attempted murder, four counts of actual bodily harm and one of dangerous driving. He will reappear in court on 28th January.


Cars washed at Ely fire station.

Fire fighters from Ely station in Cardiff have been helping to raise money for the victims of a series of incidents that happened in the Ely and Leckwith areas of the city last Friday. They've been washing cars at the station as well as collecting donations.

Today's fundraisers follow a walk through Cardiff on Friday to mark a week since thirty one year old Karina Menzies was killed and 13 other people were injured.

Thirty one year old Matthew Tvrdon has been charged with murder, attempted murder, actual bodily harm and driving dangerously.

Cardiff hit-and-runs: community walk to take place

Today the Reverend Jan Gould told ITV Wales how the community's support has helped the family of Ely crash victim Karina Menzies.

"We've got the funeral to come, and that's going to be the next difficult hurdle for them," she said.

"But they know this community is here for them, and beyond this community people are here for them - supporting them with their prayers and with their donations to the fund".

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