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10th September 2018

Police appeal for information after incident which closed Buttrills Road for approximately four hours

BY: Nathan Spackman

South Wales Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident which occurred approximately 18:50hrs on Sunday the 9th of September 2018 on Buttrills Road, Barry.

A pedal cyclist travelling down Buttrills hill has been taken to the University Hospital of Wales with serious injuries which are described as life threatening.

The road was closed for approximately 4 hours to allow for investigation work, the Police would like to thank the local community for their patience and understanding during this time.

South Wales Police would like to speak with any witnesses to the incident, anyone who may have dash cam footage of the incident or anyone who witnessed the manner of riding of the cyclist prior to the incident.

South Wales Police would also like to speak to and trace the driver and occupants of a white Citreon C3 vehicle with a red coloured roof and black panelling on the doors which was travelling directly behind the bicycle at the time of the incident to come forward.

Please could witnesses contact the Roads Policing unit at Lakeside Police station on 101 quoting occurrence 1800344383.

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