Two die in two separate road accidents in Swansea
A LOCAL man has been killed in a collision between a car and a motorcycle in Gorseinon.
It was the second fatal accident on Swansea roads in the space of three hours last night.
South Wales Police are appealing for witnesses to both incidents this morning.
The Gorseinon collision happened at around 7.30pm on the A4240 Alexandra Road.
It involved a silver Nissan Micra car driven by a local lady which was emerging from Park Road onto Alexandra road, and a Silver Kawasaki ZX6R motorcycle ridden by a local man which was travelling along Alexandra Road from the direction of Gorseinon Cross towards Loughor.
The Ambulance Service attended and provided help and treatment to both parties.
The rider of the motorcycle was taken to Morriston Hospital where a short time later he tragically died from his injuries.
South Wales Police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.
The Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, or may have been in the area at the relevant time and who may have seen either vehicle, also, anyone who stopped to provide help and has not yet given their details.
The road was closed for around 4 hours whilst the police conducted initial investigations.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the South Wales Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Lakeside Police Station, Swansea on 01792 456999 ext 88321, 88322 or 88323 or to contact 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
The earlier incident involved a 37-year-old man and a white coach, just before 5pm in The Kingsway, Swansea.
The victim was taken by ambulance to Morriston Hospital where he later died from his injuries.
South Wales police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision, the movements of the pedestrian or the manner in which the vehicle was being driven before the collision, to contact the Western Roads Policing Office at Lakeside Swansea on 101 or Crime stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Officers particularly want to speak to anyone who stopped to assist but who left the scene without supplying their details.