This is the terrifying moment when a “serious traffic accident” occurs and wreaks havoc in a residential neighborhood.
Shocking video showing Ely locals Cardiffclashed with police officers in riot gear and shields.
During the riots, residents were seen throwing fireworks at police officers.
Police are warning people between Wilson Road and Jackson Road to stay indoors.
The riots are believed to have erupted after a nearby crash.
A police spokesman said: “Just after 6pm tonight, we received a call that a serious traffic accident had occurred on Snowden Road.
“Police responded to the clash, but by the time officers arrived, a clash had already taken place.
“Tonight’s crash needs to be effectively investigated by forensic scientists and professional staff.
“Police officers remain on site to deal with the large-scale disruption.
“Again, we ask that the people involved and those who are monitoring them leave immediately.
“We are aware of the concerns of our neighbors, so please stay indoors.”
If you have information about a collision or obstruction, please contact us at 2200166555.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/22445485/moment-rioters-throw-fireworks-cops-ely/ Mobs throw fireworks at police as chaos erupts on Cardiff Street after ‘serious clashes’