South East Wales

Motorcyclist badly hurt in crash in Bassaleg, Newport

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A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after a road crash in Newport.

The incident happened on the A468 Caerphilly Road in Bassaleg at 22:30 GMT on Saturday.

The rider, a local man, is being treated at the Royal Gwent Hospital for serious injuries.

Gwent Police have appealed for witnesses. The road reopened after it was closed for emergency services to deal with the crash.

The force said anyone with information should contact Gwent Police's Collision Investigation Unit by dialling 101.

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