South East Wales

Driver arrested after man suffers life-threatening injuries

A motorist has been arrested after a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries following a collision in Gwent.

Emergency services were called to the accident on the A472 between Pontypool and Hafodyrynys at 23:10 GMT on Friday.

The driver of a Seat Ibiza was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after the collision with the male pedestrian.

The road was closed while the scene was examined, but has since been reopened.

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