Child airlifted to hospital after crash in Pentre

Ystrad Road in Pentre Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened in Ystrad Road, Pentre

A nine-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after he was hit by a car.

The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed paramedics were called to Ystrad Road, Pentre, in Rhondda, at about 12:30 BST on Wednesday.

The boy was airlifted to Morriston Hospital in Swansea.

Bus services in the area were disrupted, with Stagecoach Wales diverting their buses between Ton Pentre and Treorchy for the rest of the day.

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