Police in Wales are investigating five separate fatal road accidents which happened in the space of four days. A girl aged 14, a man aged 22, a man aged 27, a man aged 41 and a man aged 64 died.
A motorcyclist killed on the A48 at Crick at 5.30pm on Tuesday this week was today named as 41-year-old Stephen Hudson from the Forest of Dean.
Another motorcyclist, aged 64, died after a collision with another vehicle on the A487 road near Llanrhystud, Dyfed Powys, at 5.15pm on Tuesday.
At 22.10 on Friday 14 August a collision occurred on the A483 Fabian Way, Swansea, near the Cape Horner Public House and the SA1 development.
Two 14-year-old girls from the northern suburbs of Swansea were apparently crossing the road and were in collision with a silver Toyota Yaris vehicle travelling Westbound in towards the city centre.
One of the girls was pronounced dead at the scene and the other received minor injuries and was later released from hospital. The 28-year-old woman driver of the vehicle who was from the Swansea area was not injured.
At 12.50 on Friday 14 August a fatal collision occurred on the B4265 road near the village of St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan.
An articulated car transporter travelling in an easterly direction was in collision with a Vauxhall car derived van travelling in the opposite direction.
The 27-year-old man driving the Vauxhall van, who was from the Hengoed area, was pronounced dead at the scene. The 43-year-old male driver of the car transporter, who was from the Gloucester area, has been assisting police with their enquiries into the collision.
On Sunday 16 August at Bridgend Road, Maesteg, a white Volkswagen Caddy van travelling from the direction of the town centre left the carriageway and fell into the River Llynfi near the junction with Ewenny Road.
A 21-year-old man passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and a Police Family Liaison Officer is supporting his family.
A 33-year-old woman passenger received serious but not life threatening injuries and is detained at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend.
The 21-year-old male driver of the van was arrested and has been bailed.
Police family liaison officers are supporting the bereaved families.
Anyone with information about the accidents is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on (01656) 869 332, or 101, or Cimestoppers 0800 555 111.