South East Wales

Man, 70, dies in crash on North Road, Cardiff

Police (generic)

A 70-year-old man has died after a crash on one of Cardiff's busiest roads.

A silver Peugeot car hit a wall on North Road at about 12:10 GMT on Wednesday, opposite the entrance to the Blackweir ambulance depot.

A woman passenger escaped unhurt but the driver was pronounced dead after being taken to Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales.

North Road was closed for an 90 minutes while South Wales Police investigated.