South East Wales

Man dies after being hit by car on M4 near Bridgend

Junction 36 of the M4 at Sarn Image copyright Mick Lobb/Geograph
Image caption The accident happened between the junctions for Sarn and Pyle

A man has died after being hit by a car on the M4 near Bridgend on Sunday.

The incident happened on the westbound carriageway between junction 36 at Sarn and junction 37 Pyle at about 01:00 GMT.

Police said the pedestrian was hit by a silver Toyota Auris and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital for treatment. The M4 was closed for about seven hours as police investigated.

South Wales Police want to speak to anyone who saw the incident or a separate collision which happened just before it, involving a silver Ford Fiesta and a grey Renault Laguna.

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