Woman in life-threatening condition after being hit by car in Cwmbran

A woman is fighting for her life after being hit by a car in Cwmbran. Police were called to reports of a road traffic collision on New Street, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran at around 4.05pm on Monday (May 16).

Officers attended, along with paramedics from the Welsh Ambulance Service. A spokesman for Gwent Police said the collision involved a pedestrian and a car.

He added that a 64-year-old woman, from the Cwmbran area, is currently receiving treatment at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff after sustaining injuries to her back, head and legs. “Her condition is thought to be life threatening,” a statement said ella.

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A 22-year-old, from Cwmbran, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and was released under investigation as inquiries continue. Anyone with information about the collision is asked to speak to the police.

They are asking for anyone who was in New Street between 3.50pm and 4.20pm on Monday, May 16 or those with CCTV or dashcam footage to call them on 101 or send a direct message on Facebook or Twitter, quoting log reference 2200163138, with any details. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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