South West Wales

Scooter rider, 71, badly injured in Swansea

A 71-year-old motor scooter rider has been seriously injured in a collision involving a car in Swansea.

South Wales Police said the man was in a critical condition in the city's Morriston Hospital after the collision near the Dragon Hotel, Kingsway.

He was riding a black Yamaha scooter, and the car involved was a blue Fiat Panda.

Neither the driver nor passenger in the car were injured in the collision, which happened at 1439 BST on Friday.

Any witnesses, and people using pedestrian crossing point nearby at the time, can contact the Roads Policing Unit on 01792 456999 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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