South East Wales

Man who 'fell' from van at Troedyrhiw, Merthyr, dies

A 38-year-old man who apparently fell out of the back of a van near Merthyr Tydfil has died, say police.

The incident happened at 12:55 BST on Friday at a roundabout by the Linde factory on the A4054 at Troedyrhiw.

The man had been in a critical condition at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

Police are appealing for information. The 38-year-old driver of the white Iveco van has been assisting police with their inquiries.

Anybody who witnessed the incident or who saw the van beforehand is asked to contact the roads policing unit on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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