Man critically injured after being hit by car in Newport

police accident

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Newport.

The incident happened just after 19:30 GMT on Monday near the police station on Chepstow Road.

Gwent Police said a 47-year-old man was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital, where he remains in intensive care.

Chepstow Road was closed for a number of hours following the incident.