South East Wales

Motorcyclist, 26, dies in crash in Whitchurch, Cardiff

A 26-year-old motorcyclist has died after police said he lost control of the bike on a main road into Cardiff.

The local man was riding a red Yamaha R1 when the collision happened on the northbound carriageway of the A470 in Whitchurch.

The carriageway was closed and diversions put in place following the incident, which happened at about 16:33 BST on Monday.

Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Wales Police Roads Policing Department on 029 20633438.

Diversions were in place between Whitchurch Golf Club and the Coryton interchange.

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