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Man arrested in probe into A48 St Mellons fatal road traffic collision in Cardiff

South Wales Police

A 32-year-old man has been arrested as part of an investigation into a fatal road traffic collision which happened on the A48 in the St Mellons area of Cardiff on Saturday 4th March.

The man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and driving while disqualified on the M4 at around 10pm on 3rd March. He has been bailed pending further inquiries.

The offences for which the man has been arrested are not connected to the fatal collision which happened at 2.03am on Saturday 4th March which resulted in the deaths of the driver Rafel Jeanne and passengers Darcy Ross and Eve Smith. Their families have been informed of the arrest and continue to be supported by specially trained family liaison officers.

Detective Chief Inspector Matt Davies of South Wales Police said: “The arrest was made as a result of evidence identified by officers investigating the fatal collision and involves the same vehicle.

“Our detailed investigation is continuing which will enable us to provide the facts of what happened during the early hours of Saturday 4th March.

“Our thoughts continue to be with the families and all those affected by this tragic incident.”