South East Wales

Man arrested after baby dies following Cardiff crash

Simon Lewis Image copyright South Wales Police
Image caption Simon Lewis died in the crash which also left his wife and daughter injured

A man has been arrested over the death of a newborn baby boy following a crash on New Year's Eve.

The boy's father, Simon Lewis, 33, from Trowbridge, also died in the crash on Lamby Way, Cardiff.

The baby was born by an emergency Caesarean section as his mother was a passenger in the crash.

Police said a 29-year-old driver of a blue Peugeot 307 has been arrested on suspicion of causing two deaths by dangerous driving.

He has also been arrested on suspicion of aggravated taking a vehicle without consent, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance.

He was in hospital after the incident but has been discharged and is now in police custody.

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