South East Wales

Coach driver in hospital after Cardiff crash

The damaged coach
Image caption The driver was trapped in the cab of the coach as a result of the crash

A coach driver has been taken to hospital after becoming trapped in his cab during a crash involving a National Express bus and a car in Cardiff.

Other passengers on the coach escaped with minor injuries in the accident near the Gabalfa flyover on Thursday morning.

The incident occurred near the Aneurin Bevan pub in Caerphilly Road in Cardiff at 1024 GMT.

There were delays in and out of the city as a result of the crash.

The A469 Caerphilly Road was closed and the A470 North Road was also affected.

The ambulance service sent two rapid response vehicles and two ambulances to the crash.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the man driving the bus and a male passenger were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Firefighters left the scene at 1152 GMT.

South Wales Police say the collision was between a National Express coach and a red Toyota car.

Two people on the bus were injured and were taken to hospital with minor injuries.