South East Wales

'Swerving' car hits three children in Pencoed

Two 10-year-olds were taken to hospital after a car mounted a pavement and hit them.

Police said the driver of a Vauxhall Zafira "failed to notice a stationary vehicle" on Coychurch Road, Pencoed, swerved and struck three children.

It happened at about 14:00 GMT on Saturday.

One was taken to Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, and another to Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales, while the third, aged 11, was unhurt.

The two injured children suffered cuts and bruises and were kept in hospital overnight for observation only.

South Wales Police is investigating.

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