Fatal Road Traffic Collision on the A468 Lower Machen: Victim named

Yesterday, Thursday 19th April 2018, we received reports of a fatal road traffic collision on the A468, Lower Machen.


The collision happened at around 7.50am and involved a motorcycle and a car.


The driver of the car received hospital treatment however he has now been released and is recovering at home.

Sadly, the male rider of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene. He can now be named as 60 year old Gareth Williams from the Bedwas area of Caerphilly. Specialist officers are now supporting his family.


Here is a tribute from Gareth’s family;


‘Gareth was a true gentleman who found happiness and fulfilment through his family.  He was the most loving, selfless man and devoted husband and father.’


Officers are investigating the circumstances of the collision and are asking for anyone who has any information to call 101 quoting log 84 19/4/18.