South East Wales

Woman dies in motorcycle crash at Portskewett

A motorcyclist has died after her bike was in collision with a Land Rover.

Gwent Police say the woman, 42, from Undy, near Magor, was fatally injured on the B4245 near Parkwall roundabout, Portskewett, at 1825 BST on Sunday.

In a separate incident on Sunday a woman was critically hurt and another has serious leg injuries after a two-car collision in the Afan Valley.

South Wales Police said a blue Huyndai Getz and a blue Suzuki Alto were travelling in opposite directions.

The motorbike crash involved a 124cc Honda.

The car crash happened at 0730 BST at the A4107 road between Cymmer and Abergwynfi in the Afan Valley.

Both women, who are aged 31 and 33 and from the Blaengwynfi area, were taken to the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.

Police closed the road for some hours for a forensic examination of the scene.

Anyone with information about the bike crash can contact Gwent Police on 01633 642404. For the car crash contact South Wales Police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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