South East Wales

Man hit by car airlifted to hospital on A4061, Bridgend

air ambulance lands at site of crash on the A4061 in Bridgend Image copyright John Lewis
Image caption The air ambulance landed on the road on Saturday morning

A man has been airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car in Bridgend.

Emergency services were called to the incident on the A4061 between the A4063 Tondu Road and Mackworth Street at 09:14 BST on Saturday.

The road was closed to allow the air ambulance to land and police say it will remain shut for some time.

The closure is affecting traffic through the town centre.

Image copyright John Lewis
Image caption The man was flown to hospital with "severe" injuries according to police

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