Man held after motorcyclist killed in A4042 crash

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A 71-year-old man has been arrested after a person was killed following a crash between a car and a motorbike in Monmouthshire, police have said.

The A4042 between Hardwick roundabout and Llanover was shut at about 15:35 BST and remained shut on Sunday night.

Gwent Police said the rider of a Honda motorcycle died at the scene after a collision with a blue Range Rover.

The driver of car was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police said he suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the scene.

Diversions have been put in place which Gwent Police said would cause congestion and the force has advised motorists to find an alternative route.

The ambulance and fire services were also in attendance.

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