South East Wales

Motorist dies after motorcyclist killed on A465 near Gilwern

Flowers left at the scene of the crash
Image caption Flowers left at the scene of the crash

A motorist has died in hospital after a road crash in which a motorcyclist was killed.

The driver of a Peugeot 106 had been in a critical condition after the crash involving two motorbikes on the A465 Heads of the Valleys road in Monmouthshire.

The incident at 12:35 BST on Saturday closed the road near Clydach, between Gilwern and Brynmawr.

The man had been flown by air ambulance to hospital in Cardiff.

Gwent Police have renewed an appeal for witnesses.

The force said the Peugeot was travelling towards Brynmawr when it was in collision with a Yamaha motorcycle and a Brutale motorcycle, which were travelling towards Abergavenny.

The surviving motorcyclist remains in a critical condition in Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny.

A passenger in the car suffered minor injuries.

Gwent Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them on 101.

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