South East Wales

Cyclist, 21, dies after van collision on Llanbradach bypass

A 21-year-old cyclist has died after being hit by a van in the early hours of the morning.

Emergency services were called to the northbound carriageway of the A469 Llanbradach bypass in Caerphilly county at about 02:00 BST on Wednesday.

Gwent Police said the collision involved a white Volkswagen panel van and a cyclist, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The carriageway is closed with traffic being diverted through Llanbradach.