Pedestrian hospitalised after being involved in traffic collision

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital after being involved in a road traffic collision in Aberdare.

The incident happened yesterday afternoon near Aberdare Community School. Credit: Google

The incident happened at around 5:30pm yesterday and involved the pedestrian and a grey coloured Suzuki Swift car on the A4059, between the Aberdare Community School and the Asda Aberdare Superstore.

The person was taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff for treatment and the road was closed for around 5 hours while police carried out initial investigations and recovered the vehicle.

South Wales Police are appealing for any witnesses and is urging anyone with information to contact them on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.