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Cyclist in "serious condition" after Penarth crash

A cyclist remains in a "serious" condition in hospital following an accident in Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident on Wednesday. Credit: Google Maps

The man was thrown from his bike on St Augustines Crescent at its junction with St Augustines Road on Wednesday.

South Wales Police say he has now been identified and his family and next of kin are being informed.

Witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting reference number 1400256228.

Appeal to identify injured cyclist

Police are appealing for information to identify a cyclist injured in an accident in Penarth.

The man, who is believed to be between 25 and 30 was thrown from his bike on St Augustines Crescent at its junction with St Augustines Road at around 5.40pm today.

South Wales Police say he is around six foot tall, of slim build, with short brown curly hair and is unshaven with a short moustache. He has a 'sizeable scab' on his left elbow and wearing a black, red and grey 'Muddy Fox' cycling top with 'MFX' on the bottom, white and navy Nike shorts and black Nike trainers.

The cyclist has a grey and black 'Trax' brand cycling helmet and his bike is a Globe hybrid pedal cycle, which is silver.

Police say he is being treated for his injuries at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101 quoting incident number 669.



Penarth: Landslide five times bigger than initially estimated

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service have told ITV News that they have reassessed the cliff fall in Penarth, and now believe 150 tonnes was involved in the landslide. That's five times their initial estimate.

No one is believed to have been injured, but emergency services are warning people in the area to keep away from cliff edges.

30 tonnes of cliff face falls onto beach at Penarth

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service say they are dealing with a landslide near Penarth pier but there are no reports of anyone being hurt.

The area is currently being made safe and work is being carried out to try to prevent any further collapse.

Crews are working with the police and Vale of Glamorgan council and people are asked to avoid the area until further notice.

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