POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic accident in Sully.

A 69-year-old man died when the silver Citroen C2 he was driving collided with a road sign on Cog Road Sully, near the Sully Inn pub at 8.45pm on Thursday, March 20.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. At this time it is not believed that any other vehicles were involved in the collision.

A police family liaison officer has been appointed and is supporting the deceased's next of kin. The coroner has been informed.

South Wales Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, anyone who stopped to provide assistance, or anyone who may have seen the vehicle being driven prior to the collision who have not yet given their details.

The road was closed for approximately four hours while police carried out initial investigations and recovered the vehicles.

South Wales Police would like to thank the people affected by the closure for their patience and understanding.