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Man dies in collision near Swansea

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Police say a man's died after a car left the road and collided with a wall during yesterday's rush hour near Swansea.

It happened, just before 5.30pm, on the A483 dual carriageway at Penllegaer.

South Wales police trained family liaison officers are supporting the family of the deceased.

Officers are appealing for witnesses. They should call 101.

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'Very lucky escape' for Cardiff driver

South Wales Police say a woman was 'very lucky' to escape a car accident last night with only minor injuries.

The driver's car overturned as she approached Cardiff Monday night Credit: South Wales Police

The driver's Vauxhall overturned on the A4232 as she drove towards the city centre. The incident happened at 9pm last night and no other cars were involved. Road traffic police and an ambulance attended the accident.

The woman walked away with only minor injuries Credit: South Wales Police

"The driver was checked over at the scene and left with only minor injuries. It was a very lucky escape"

– South Wales Police spokesman

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Police officers convicted of stealing £10,000

Two corrupt officers from South Wales Police have been convicted of stealing £10,000 during a raid.

Police officers Michael Stokes and Stephen Phillips have been found guilty Credit: Athena Pictures

Former Detective Sergeant Stephen Phillips, 47, from Swansea and Detective Constable Michael Stokes, 35, from Glynneath, stole bundles of banknotes during a raid on a suspected drug dealer - and more later during a formal cash count at their police station.

"Today’s convictions are the result of a thorough and determined investigation carried out by South Wales Police that evidences our commitment to tackling and rooting out corruption within the force.

“Police officers hold positions of trust and need to set the highest of standards when serving the people of South Wales. These officers have betrayed that trust with their actions.

“These men are now starting prison sentences, and this, I hope, sends out a clear and unequivocal message that South Wales Police will identify and deal with anyone who engages in this type of corrupt behaviour.”

– Asst Chief Con Jon Stratford, South Wales Police

A third officer originally on trial was discharged earlier in proceedings.

Fatal collision in Cardiff

Police say a 75 year-old pedestrian's died after being involved in a collision with a car in Cardiff.

It happened yesterday afternoon near the junction of Park Road Whitchurch and Lon-y-Celyn and involved the man and a Daihatsu Charade.

There's an appeal for witnesses and a woman's assisting police with their enquiries.

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