South East Wales

Boy, 16, seriously hurt in Barry collision

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Image caption The boy was injured near the junction of Barry Road and Llewellyn Street

A 16-year-old boy is in hospital with life-threatening injuries following a collision with a taxi in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, late on Tuesday.

The boy was hit by a white Skoda Octavia taxi on Barry Road opposite Llewellyn Street at about 22.30 GMT.

He is being treated at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

The road was closed for about four hours while investigations and vehicle recovery too place.

Police said no other vehicles were believed to be involved. Officers have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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