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27-year-old dies in motorcyclist collision near Ystrad

South Wales Police is appealing for witnesses following a collision on the B4512 Penrhys Road, near the village of Ystrad, which occurred at approximately 5.20pm yesterday (Sunday, September 6).

The collision involved a single vehicle; a green off-road motorcycle.

Despite the best efforts of emergency service colleagues the motorcyclist – a 27-year-old man – was declared deceased. His family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

The road remained closed while investigative work was carried out.

Officers investigating the collision are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or the motorcycle in the moments prior to it, to make contact.

They’d also like to hear from anyone who has dash-cam, mobile phone or CCTV footage which could assist the investigation.

Please contact 101, quoting occurrence 2000326097.