Two men arrested following road traffic collision in Newport

Two men have been arrested following a road traffic collision between a car and a pedestrian on Wharf Road in Newport yesterday, Tuesday 8th October, at about 2pm.

A 24 year-old man from the Newport area is currently in custody on suspicion of attempted murder and a 38 year-old man from the Newport area on suspicion of assisting an offender.

The pedestrian, a 22 year-old man from the Newport area, remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Officers are appealing for information from anyone that could help with their enquiries and would be particularly interested in hearing from motorists with dash cam footage who drove along Wharf Road around the time of collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call Gwent Police on 101, quoting ref. number 1900372591, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111. You can also send a direct message with information to our Gwent Police Facebook and Twitter social media pages.