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South Wales Police investigate serious road traffic collision in Barry

SOUTH Wales Police is investigating a Serious Road Traffic Collision, which occurred at approximately 4.05am today Saturday (5 Dec) on the A4050, Port Road East, Barry near to Pencoedtre High School and the traffic light junction with Pencoedtre Road.

It is believed that a 16-year-old boy has been in a collision with a motor vehicle which has failed to stop at the scene, leaving the boy critically injured in the carriageway. Emergency services attended at the scene and he was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious, but stable condition.

It is believed the vehicle involved has travelled eastbound along the A4050 after the collision has occurred.

The road currently remains closed whilst the police carry out investigations. Officers would like to thank members of the public for their patience during the road closures.

We would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time that may have witnessed the incident, the movements of the victim, or any vehicles in the area at the time.

We are also appealing for any CCTV or dash cam footage from the area.

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101, report online here bit.ly/SWPReport or email: publicservicecentre@south-wales.pnn.police.uk and quote occurrence 2000441801

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