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Wales live breaking news plus traffic, weather and travel updates (Saturday, February 29)

Serious accident near Cardiff Airport

One of the main routes to Cardiff Airport is closed after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle.

Police are appealing for information after the incident happened on the A4226 in Barry at 2.30am on Saturday.

South Wales Police said a pedestrian was in collision with a vehicle.

The Travelodge near Cardiff Airport
(Image: Google)

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More flooding for south Wales

Starting with more flooding and police in South Wales have declared a “critical” incident after more flooding hits the region.

Pontypridd has been badly hit again and the Ely area of Cardiff has also been affected.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service has taken a total of 72 calls between 6pm on Friday and 6am on Saturday.

Flooding in the Vale of Glamorgan
(Image: Matthew Horwood)