Police investigate fatal road traffic collision on St Helens Road

South Wales Police is continuing to investigate a fatal road traffic collision which happened on St Helens Road, Swansea, at around 8pm on Friday (2 December).

A blue Yamaha motorcycle was in collision with a silver Toyota Prius and, despite the best efforts of members of the emergency services, the driver of the motorcycle, an 19-year-old man from Cockett, was declared deceased at the scene.

Detective Sergeant Lee Christer said:

“Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the motorcyclist.

“We understand there were a number of witnesses to the collision. We would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have any dash-cam footage of the incident, or who witnessed the manner of driving of both vehicles prior to the collision.”

As the collision happened following contact with South Wales Police, we referred the incident to the Independent Office for Police who are carrying out a separate independent investigation relating to police contact prior to and after the collision.

Please go to https://www.south-wales.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/us/contact-us/provide-more-information-to-be-added-to-a-crime-report/ and quote ref 2200406425.

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