South East Wales

Boy, 12, dies after crash in Riverside, Cardiff

Police at the crash scene
Image caption Police officers are currently investigating the cause of the crash

A 12-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in the Riverside area of Cardiff.

Emergency services were called to Ninian Park Road at about 16:00 GMT on Friday after the child was struck by a white Audi S3.

He was taken to the city's University Hospital of Wales but later died.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

South Wales Police said Ninian Park Road was closed between Tudor Street and Leckwith Road after the collision.