Man dies after being hit by car on major motorway

19 February 2022, 10:43 | Updated: 19 February 2022, 14:32

The incident happened on the M4 near Swansea
The incident happened on the M4 near Swansea. Picture: Alamy/Google Maps

By Daisy Stephens

A 41-year-old man has died in a collision between a car and a pedestrian on the M4 near Swansea, South Wales Police said.

The collision happened on the westbound carriageway between junctions 46 and 47, shortly before 8.35pm on Friday evening.

The collision involved a silver Nissan Qashqai and a pedestrian.

"Despite best efforts, a 41-year-old man from Swansea was pronounced dead at the scene," a police spokesman said.

"Officers are appealing for anyone that may have witnessed the collision or has dash-cam footage of what happened to report it to South Wales Police."