South Wales Police

Family pay tribute to Mayhill man who died in Graiglwydd Road traffic collision

The family of a man who died following a road traffic collision in Swansea have paid tribute to a “funny character who would make anyone he met laugh”.

Dean Heaven, 46, from Mayhill died as a result of the collision that occurred at the junction of Graiglwydd Road and Townhill Road, at around 12.40am on Saturday, 1 May.

In a statement released through the Police, his family said: “Dean was a much loved Father, Brother, Brother in Law, father in law, Grandfather and Uncle. To have lost Dean is heart breaking for us as a family. His life was far too brief.

“He was a funny character who would make anyone he met laugh and once you met him he is a person you would never forget. He will be greatly missed.

“As a family we send a thank you to the people who helped and responded to the collision, and to all the lovely comments and support we have received from everyone. It is greatly appreciated.”

Police are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to the road traffic collision.

Another man is being treated at the University Hospital of Wales with what are described as life threatening injuries.

Anyone who has any information concerning this collision or who may have any dash cam footage can contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit quoting reference number 2100151541 online, by emailing or calling 101.

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