Two killed and one injured after car strikes pedestrians in south Wales | UK News

Two people have died and another person injured in south Wales following a collision between a car and pedestrians.

The crash happened on the B4273, Ynysybwl Road in Pontypridd, at 6.30pm on Friday and involved a black Ford Focus and three pedestrians, according to the local force, South Wales Police.

A spokeswoman said: “Despite the best efforts of emergency services, two pedestrians, a man and a woman, both aged 32, and from Pontypridd, died at the scene.

“The third pedestrian, a 36-year-old man from Llantrisant, was taken to hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.

“Our thoughts remain with the man and woman’s family and friends. Their next of kin are aware and are being supported by officers.”

The road, which runs from Cefn Close to Daren Ddu Road, remained closed on Saturday. South Wales police thanked the local community for patience and understanding.

Anyone who saw the collision, or who has CCTV or dashcam footage that may have captured it, is asked to contact the force.