Merthyr A470 crash biker, 22, dies in Cardiff hospital

A 22-year-old motorcyclist has died at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff following a crash on the A470 on Monday evening.

South Wales Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision between Rhydycar and Pentrebach, near Merthyr, at around 18:30 BST.

A police spokesman said the man, who was from the Dowlais area, lost control of his green Kawasaki motorbike, which collided with the central barrier.

The man was airlifted to the hospital.

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