South East Wales

Woman airlifted to hospital after crash on Cardiff Road, Aberdare

Crash scene in Aberdare Image copyright Catryn Parker
Image caption Police closed the road following the crash

A woman was airlifted to hospital after a crash in Rhondda Cynon Taf on Monday.

Two pedestrians were injured when a silver Skoda and a silver Vauxhall Astra crashed on Cardiff Road, Aberdare, at about 13:40 GMT.

A woman was flown to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff while a man was taken to Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil.

South Wales Police said their injuries are serious but not life-threatening. A man in his 40s is being questioned.

Police said the driver of the Astra continued in the direction of Mountain Ash after the crash.

Officers want to hear from any witnesses, as well as those who saw the Astra before or after the collision.

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