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14 Dec 2019

Olympian tried to help passenger

An Olympic gold medallist, injured when a bus struck a railway bridge in southern Wales, has told how he tried to pull the windscreen off a passenger.

Kevin Young (b. 1966) was one of eight people hurt when the double-decker crashed in Neath Road, Swansea, on Thursday 12th December.

Neath Road - Swansea, southern Wales
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The 400-m hurdler sustained a cut to the top of his head but tried to help the woman, who remained conscious throughout.

Police released a 63-year-old man under investigation after arresting him on suspicion of dangerous driving.


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