Elderly Man Struck By Public Bus In Porth As Roads Closed

Sadly the victim involved in an incident in Porth yesterday has died

As Global247news broke the news yesterday of an incident in the South Wales town of Porth.

We sadly now report the elderly man hit by a Stagecoach public bus has died due to the horrific incident.

Despite emergency services and members of the public trying to save the mans life, it’s now been reported by the South Wales Police of the 77-year-olds passing.

Police who closed and cordoned off the area for 7 hours yesterday, revealed he died at the scene after a desperate battle to save life.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward if they have observed what took place or have dashcam footage.

The South Wales Police are now carrying out a full investigation to the death and incident that shocked the valleys town.

A Porth resident, Dawn Palmer, told Global247news of the towns mourning, she said: “It’s tragic and the town is very shocked at these events, it has been a very upsetting 24 hours, the town’s thoughts are with the deceased man’s family at this time”





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