Pedestrian in critical condition following Samlet Road, Llansamlet crash
A woman remains in a critical condition, following a road traffic collision in Llansamlet on Friday morning.
The 75-year-old woman was walking a small white dog, when she was struck by a white coloured Yamaha R1 sports motorcycle on Samlet Road, next to the Samlet Social Club, around 6.55am
She was taken by ambulance to Morriston Hospital and her family have been kept informed.
Police are seeking witnesses to the collision, as well as anyone who saw the victim with her dog beforehand.
Officers say they need to speak to a number of people who were travelling up Samlet Road at the time, including the occupants of vehicles similar in appearance to a dark coloured Ford Fiesta, a silver Citroen C4 and a black BMW 1 series, which were travelling towards Peniel Green Road.
A white Ford Transit type van was also seen in the area at the time and stopped at the collision scene.
In addition, police want to hear from anyone who may have seen the motorcycle concerned, which was later found in the car park of the Dylan Thomas public house on Samlet Road and of the motorcyclist who made off on foot wearing a green oversuit.
The 36-year-old motorcyclist was arrested and is in custody assisting police with their enquiries.
The dog was killed in the collision.
Any witnesses are asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.