Man Dies Following Christmas Day Collision

The family of the 51 year old from Pembroke have paid tribute to him.

A man from Pembroke who was injured in a collision on Christmas Day has died.

It's thought 51 year old Jonathan Townsend was out jogging when he came into contact with a light coloured Skoda Fabia on Millpond Bridge, Pembroke at around midday.

His family has released a statement paying tribute to him.

It says: "Jonathan spent over 35 years courageously fighting for his country all over the world in the military services.

"A devoted family man, Jonathan passed away peacefully on Saturday, 28 December, 2019 at 5.45am. 

According to his wishes, his organs were donated to six matching donors.

"We would like to thank the amazing ambulance crews and air ambulance team who worked on Jonathan at the scene, and staff at the Heath Hospital, Cardiff.

"The off-duty nurse who attended to Jonathan in the aftermath of the accident, and her brother, who also helped us. The kind couple who let us in to their home, and to Lisa who sat with us while we waited.

"Finally, for the hundreds of messages that have been sent over the last three days - they have been a real comfort, thank you."

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