Family pay tribute to 93-year-old 'well known and loved by the local community'

The family of a man who died following a road traffic collision have paid tribute to him.

Officers were called to a road traffic collision between a van and a pedestrian on Thursday, June 11, in Havard’s Row, Rhymney, Caerphilly, at around 9.45am.

The pedestrian, a 93-year-old man, was taken to Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, however later died from his injuries on Sunday, June 14.

He can now be named as Ivor Norman Hadley from Rhymney.

The family of Mr Hadley, who was known as Norman, have issued the following tribute:

“Loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. 

“Norman was a selfless person who would do anything to help others, always happy to be active and busy doing little jobs even at 93-years-old. 

“He was very well known and loved by the local community. 

“To lose him in such tragic circumstances has come as a massive shock to all the family. It will leave an emptiness that will never be filled. We are completely devastated.” 

Officers from the force’s collision unit are investigating the circumstances of the collision and are appealing for witnesses to get in contact.

They are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who may have dash cam footage or CCTV of the area at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101 quoting reference 2000204937. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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