South East Wales

Rhymney car crash driver named as Jordan Charles

17 year old Jordan Charles Image copyright Family Photo

The 17-year-old boy who died in car crash in Rhymney has been named as Jordan Charles.

The Peugeot 206 he was driving crashed into a parked car on Moriah Street in Rhymney at about 03:30 BST on Sunday.

His family, who are being supported by specially trained officers, have said he was "an outgoing boy who had done a lot in his short life".

A 15-year-old girl who was in the passenger seat was taken to Prince Charles Hospital but has been released.

Gwent Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

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