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Two 19-year-olds killed and two more rushed to hospital after car crashes into petrol station


A man and a woman, both aged 19, have died after the car they were travelling in crashed into a petrol station in a village in Gower. The incident happened at 11.15pm on Tuesday, May 31 at the Northway Garage in Bishopston, Swansea and two other passengers have been rushed to hospital with serious injuries, police have confirmed.

The next-of-kin of those involved in the collision are being supported by specially trained officers and police are now investigating exactly what happened to lead to the fatal crash.

A spokesperson for South Wales Police said: “South Wales Police is investigating a road traffic collision which occurred at 11.15pm last night at Northway Garage, Bishopston, Swansea. The single vehicle collision involved a red Alfa Romeo Mito containing four occupants.

“A 19 year-old man from Landore and a 19 year-old woman from Blaenymaes were declared deceased at the scene. A 17 year-old girl from Penlan was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries and a 17 year-old boy from Birchgrove was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

“Families are being supported by specially trained officers. The road was closed for a number of hours whilst investigation work was carried out.

“Anyone who may be able to assist officers in this investigation is asked to contact South Wales Police quoting 2200 182 514.”

A statement from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service added: “On Tuesday, 31/05/2022 at 11:15pm, crews from Morriston and Reynoldston attended a road traffic collision, involving one vehicle, at Northway Garage, Bishopston, Swansea.

“Tragically, two people died at the incident. A further two casualties were conveyed to hospital. Firefighters made the scene safe and assisted the Ambulance Service at the scene. The Fire Service left the incident with the Police at 03:06am.”


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