South East Wales

Appeal after Nathan Evans dies in car crash in Ely, Cardiff

Nathan Evans
Image caption Nathan Evans died in the crash on Tuesday

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed when his car crashed into a tree in Cardiff.

Nathan Evans, 30, from Ely, died when the vehicle mounted a verge and collided with a tree on Heol Trelai on Tuesday afternoon.

Family members described Mr Evans as a "wonderful father" whose death would leave a "massive void".

A 17-year-old passenger in the car is said to be stable in hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Mr Evans was a self-employed mechanic and father of two with a keen interest in banger racing.

In a statement, his family said: "Nathan was a wonderful father, son, grandson, brother, uncle, nephew and friend.

"The loss will leave a massive void in the lives of everybody who knew him."

Police are appealing for witnesses or information from anyone who saw the silver blue Ford Focus prior to the crash at 16:05 BST on Tuesday to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 02920 633 438 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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