South East Wales

Pedestrian, 75, critical after collision with stolen car in Cwmbran

A 75-year-old pedestrian is in a critical condition in hospital after he was in collision with a stolen? car in Cwmbran.

The incident happened at around 09:45 BST on Sunday at a car wash in Llantarnam Road.

A 26-year-old man from Gloucester has been arrested on suspicion of careless driving, driving without a licence and without insurance.

The pensioner is being treated at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport.

Gwent Police is appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision involving a blue people carrier and a pedestrian.

The collision occurred at approximately 9.45am this morning, Sunday 22nd June at the car wash on Llantarnam Road, Cwmbran.

The pedestrian, a 75 year old man, is currently in a critical condition in the Royal Gwent Hospital.

A 26 year old man from Gloucester has been arrested on suspicion of careless driving, driving without a driving licence and driving without insurance. He is currently in police custody.

The owner of the people carrier may not be aware that their vehicle was involved in a collision and officers are appealing for them to get in touch.

If this is you, or if you witnessed the collision, please call 101 quoting log 237 22/06/14.