Update: Fatal Road Traffic Collision Penywain Road, Wainfelin, Pontypool

At approximately 7.45pm yesterday evening (Monday 5th August 2019), officers were called to a report of a serious road traffic collision on Penywain Road, Wainfelin, Pontypool.

The collision involved a white Renault Kangoo van that collided with a parked vehicle.

Sadly, one of the occupants of the van, a 22-year-old man from the Pontypool area, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Another occupant, a 27-year-old man from St Melons, Cardiff, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the University of Wales Hospital, Cardiff.

Officers are requesting any motorists who used the road yesterday evening around the time of the collision to please check any dash cam footage that may provide further information that will assist officers with their enquiries. We are particularly interested in speaking to the driver of an orange BMW that was in the area at the time and might be able to help with our enquiries.

Anyone with any information or anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to contact Gwent Police on 101 or Direct Message us on Facebook or Twitter, quoting log 500 of 5/8/19. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.