South East Wales

80-year-old man hit by Smart car in Ebbw Vale dies

Festival Park, Ebbw Vale Image copyright Google

An 80-year-old man has died after being struck by a car in which he had earlier been a passenger in Blaenau Gwent.

Gwent Police said he was hit by a black Smart vehicle in the car park of the Festival Park in Ebbw Vale at about 12:45 BST on Sunday.

The man, from Abertillery, was flown to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, where he later died.

Investigating officers said the car was being driven by a woman and no arrests have been made.