A man has died after being mowed down by a stretch limousine. The accident occurred on Sunday night near Bridgend in South Wales and the police are now appealing for witnesses to the crash.
The dark coloured limousine was reported to have been travelling between Bridgend and Pyle when the fatal collision took place. The 29-year-old pedestrian suffered major injuries as a result of the limo knocking him down. The man later died of his injuries.
The victim is said to have been local to the Bridgend area although no name has been released. He was said to have been walking in a west bound direction along the A48 at 11pm on Sunday March 27th when the limo struck him.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward to help with their investigation. If you were in that area on the night and have any information which could help the police then you are urged to get in touch. You can do so by contacting the Road Policing Unit via 101 the non emergency number, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting your local police station.
No further details have been released in regards to the identity of the chauffeur of the limo, or as to whether there were any passengers onboard the limousine at the time of the crash.