South East Wales

Man rescued after car ends up in River Taff, Upper Boat

Car in the water Image copyright South Wales Police Roads

A motorist had to be rescued after his car ended up in the river in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Rescue teams were called to the River Taff at Upper Boat, Pontypridd, just after 06:00 BST on Thursday morning.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the water was less than one metre (3ft) deep where the car was.

The man was taken to hospital but his injuries are unknown, as is the cause of the crash.