Family tribute to victim of fatal Porth collision
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The family of a pedestrian who died following a collision with a bus in Porth on Tuesday, April 20 have paid tribute to him.
Despite the efforts of emergency services and members of the public, Wayne Martin died at the scene of the collision, which occurred on Porth Road at approximately 11.10am.
Paying tribute to the 77-year-old, his devastated family said:
“Wayne was a resident of Trehafod for all 77 years of his life.
“For most of his working life, and up until his retirement, he worked at the Hoover factory. He was a member of the Wayne Morgan and British Legion clubs in the Trehafod area.
“He had a great love for rugby and he was a strong supporter of Pontypridd RFC until the Covid lockdowns.
“Holidays and a love for his 60s & 70s music were some of his many passions.
“He was a respected member of the Trehafod area, where he was often seen walking with his shopping trolley, and he will be sorely missed by his many friends and family.
“As a family, we would like to thank all public and emergency services who gave assistance.”
South Wales Police is continuing to investigate the collision.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments prior to it, or anyone with dashcam, mobile phone or CCTV footage which could assist the investigation are asked to contact police, quoting occurrence 2100136623.
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