Penarth road closed after Cardiff death
11:30am Thursday 25th October 2012 in News
A MAN accused of murder in Cardiff was apprehended by police in Penarth shortly before 4pm on Friday (October 19).
Matthew Tvrdon, 13, faced charges of murdering mother-of-three Karina Menzies, attempting to murder 13 other pedestrians - including seven children - four counts of actual bodily harm, and one of dangerous driving, in Newport Crown Court on Tuesday morning (October 23).
Tvrdon was remanded in custody by Judge John Griffith William to appear at crown court for a plea hearing on January 28.
Mother-of three Karina Menzies, 31, died and 13 adults and children were injured in the collisions.
Two of Miss Menzies' children, Tiana, aged 23 months, and Ellie, 8, were injured when they were hit by the white Iveco van occured outside Ely Fire Station.
Her third child, 11-year-old girl Sophie, who has muscular dystrophy, was on a "dream holiday" in Florida organised by a charity at the time of the incident.
On Tuesday the health board were still caring for six patients - three children and three adults - who all remain in a stable condition, said a spokesperson.
Following the incident, Barry Road, Penarth, remained closed on Friday evening, only re-opening around 3pm on Saturday.