Six people hospitalised after car crashes into trees and bursts into flames

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The A4232 in Cardiff was closed for several hours as police investigated

Six people have been taken to hospital after a car left a dual carriageway, collided with tress and burst into flames. Police are appealing for witnesses after the crash on the A4232, near Cardiff, on Thursday night (September 1).

South Wales Police said the incident happened on the section of the road between Culverhouse Cross and Leckwith at around 11.35pm. Only one car was involved, a grey Fiat Punto.

A spokesman for the police forces said the six occupants from the vehicle were taken to the University Hospital of Wales where they are receiving treatment for their injuries. The road was closed for more than four hours as officers carried out investigations at the scene.

A statement issued by South Wales Police said: “We are investigating a road traffic collision which happened on the A4232 between Culverhouse Cross and Leckwith at around 11.35pm on Thursday, September 1. The single vehicle collision involved a grey Fiat Punto which left the carriageway, collided with trees and burst into flames.

“Six occupants from the vehicle were taken to the University Hospital of Wales where they are receiving treatment for their injuries.”

A spokesman for the Wales Ambulance Trust said they were called at 11.42pm and sent one rapid response vehicle, two emergency ambulances and the hazardous area response team to the scene.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, has mobile phone footage or dash cam footage to contact police on 101 quoting reference 2022298022. You can also report any information here.

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