Two partygoers are left seriously injured after a car drove into revellers outside a nightclub in the early hours of this morning
- Victims – yet to be named- are in hospital after hit by a white Citroen Berlingo
- Police sealed off the road for several hours as they carried out an investigation
- Police detained 30-year-old man after collision outside Banc (corr) nightspot in the Welsh village of Pentre in the Rhondda Valleys
A driver was arrested after two revellers were seriously injured when a car drove into partygoers outside a nightclub early today.
Police detained a 30-year-old man after the horrific collision at around 1.30am outside the Banc (corr) nightspot in the Welsh village of Pentre in the Rhondda Valleys.
The victims – who haven’t been named- are in hospital after being hit by a white Citroen Berlingo.
Police sealed off the road for several hours as they carried out an investigation.
South West Police in Wales announced they had closed the road outside the nightclub following the incident
The nightspot in a converted bank was packed on Saturday night including a party of women who’d been to see Take That in Cardiff.
One villager said: ‘There was a lot of screaming and shouting. It is lucky that no-one was killed.’
A South Wales police spokesman appealed for witness for the collision outside The Banc night club on Llewellyn Street, Pentre.
The spokesman said: ‘A white coloured Citroen Berlingo vehicle collided with two pedestrians, both of whom are being treated at hospital, having received serious injuries. A 30 year old male driver was arrested at scene.
The Banc (corr) nightclub in the Welsh village of Pentre in the Rhondda Valleys
‘The carriageway was closed for several hours whilst investigation work was carried out, and officers wish to thank members of the local community for their patience and understanding during the road closure.
‘South Wales Police would like to speak with any witnesses to the collision, any person who may have dash cam footage of the incident, any person who may have left the area without giving information to Police or anyone who witnessed the manner of driving of the Citroen Berlingo prior to the collision.’