Motorcycle passenger dies after Aberfan crash

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A motorbike passenger has died after a collision at Golwg-y-Afon, Aberfan on Saturday evening.

A 23-year-old died when the red BMW F650 motorcycle collided with a red Ford C-max car near Ynysowen Community Primary School and the Local Authority refuse and recycling tip.

The other person on the motorcycle, a 24-year-old male, is currently being treated in hospital for serious injuries.

The female driver of the other vehicle was uninjured.

Andrew’s family has paid tribute to him, saying: “Andrew was a much loved son, brother, father and uncle.

“He was loved by everyone that knew him and the family are in total shock and totally heartbroken following the tragic death of Andrew”.