A man killed in a crash has been named. South Wales Police have confirmed that the man who died at the scene was 51-year-old Barrie Taylor from Bridgend.

The two-vehicle collision, involving a Yamaha motorbike and a Skoda, happened just before 1.10pm on Saturday, March 30 on the B4265 between Cardiff Airport and Llantwit Major near Fonmon Castle. The road remained closed for several hours whilst emergency services worked at the scene.

South Wales Police said that despite the efforts of members of the public and paramedics, Mr Taylor was pronounced dead at the scene.

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In a statement released on Thursday, April 4, the police force said that Mr Taylor's family wanted to thank those at the scene for their efforts. The force added their investigation into the collision was ongoing, and that they are now appealing for anyone who may have been a witness to the collision or who may have dash cam footage, to get in contact with them. For the latest Welsh news delivered to your inbox sign up to our newsletter.

In the statement released on Thursday, a spokesperson for South Wales Police said: "The motorcyclist who died following a road traffic collision which happened on March 30, on the B4265 between Cardiff Airport and Llantwit Major has been named. He is Barrie Taylor, 51, from Bridgend. Mr Taylor died at the scene of the collision despite the best efforts of members of public and paramedics in attendance.

"Mr Taylor’s family wish to thank those for their efforts at scene. South Wales Police is continuing to investigate the collision which happened just before 1.10pm on Saturday, March 30, on the B4265 between Cardiff Airport and Llantwit Major, approximately one mile from Fonmon Castle. The collision involved a motorcyclist who was riding a Yamaha motorbike and the driver of a Skoda."

People can contact the police with information by either their live chat, email: swp101@south-wales.police.uk, or by calling their non-emergency contact number 1010 by quoting the occurrence number 2400103405. To give information anonymously please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via this link here.

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