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Motorcyclist, 26, killed in crash in Monmouthshire

The village of Shirenewton near Chepstow
Image caption The village of Shirenewton near Chepstow

A 26-year-old motorcyclist has been killed in a road crash in Monmouthshire on Monday afternoon, say Gwent Police.

The incident, also involving a Peugeot 206 car, happened on the B4235 at Shirenewton, near Chepstow, close to the Carpenters Arms pub.

The male motorcyclist, who was from Aberdare in the Cynon Valley, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the man, woman and two children travelling in the car were not injured.

The road was temporarily closed while emergency services attended.

Witnesses are asked to contact Gwent Police's collision investigation unit on 01633 642404.

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