Several casualties feared as ‘car crashes into pedestrians outside Welsh pub’


Several casualties feared as ‘car crashes into pedestrians outside Welsh pub’

  • Emergency services attended scene near the Windsor pub in Pontyclun tonight
  • ‘Number of pedestrians’ hit by a car in ‘serious road traffic collision’, said police
  • It has not been confirmed whether any of the pedestrians were seriously injured

Several people are feared to have been injured after ‘a car crashed into pedestrians outside a Welsh pub’.

At least five ambulance vehicles, an air ambulance and a fire engine attended the scene near the Windsor pub on Llantrisant Road in Pontyclun, Wales, this evening.

A ‘number of pedestrians’ were hit by a car during a ‘serious road traffic collision’, said South Wales Police. 

It has not been confirmed whether any of the pedestrians were seriously injured, but pub manager Tia posted online that ‘everyone’ had been taken to hospital.

At least five ambulance vehicles, an air ambulance and a fire engine attended the scene near the Windsor pub on Llantrisant Road in Pontyclun, Wales, this evening

At least five ambulance vehicles, an air ambulance and a fire engine attended the scene near the Windsor pub on Llantrisant Road in Pontyclun, Wales, this evening

One eyewitness described the scene as ‘horrific’ and recalled people rushing to help with towels and pillows.

They told WalesOnline: ‘It was horrific. The pub had four or five tables outside the front and was busy with people having drinks in the nice weather. 

‘I walked through to the back beer garden to wait while someone ordered drinks and there was a massive crash.’

The eyewitness added: ‘The pub came alive and people were running around trying to help, looking for towels and pillows. It was carnage.’ 

A 'number of pedestrians' were hit by a car during a 'serious road traffic collision', said South Wales Police

A ‘number of pedestrians’ were hit by a car during a ‘serious road traffic collision’, said South Wales Police

In a statement, South Wales Police said: ‘Emergency services are at the scene of a serious road traffic collision on Llantrisant Road in Pontyclun near the Windsor pub. 

‘A vehicle has collided with a number of pedestrians. 

‘The public is advised to avoid the area while the matter is being dealt with.’

More to follow. 

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