Collision leaves eight in hospital
A TWO-CAR crash left eight people including two children in hospital.
South Wales Police arrested the 17-year-old male driver of one of the vehicles following the crash.
A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesman said they sent four crews in emergency vehicles and a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle to the scene on Cwmbach Road in Aberdare at around 3.45pm on Saturday. Crews took six adults and two children to Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, with non-life-threatening injuries. The crash involved a Ford Galaxy and an Alfa Romeo. A police spokesman said the 17-year-old driver of the Alfa Romeo was charged with driving without due care.
One eyewitness said the road was closed for a period of time following the crash.