South East Wales

Caerleon fatal crash victim named as Thomas Lawrence

The scene of the fatal crash in Caerleon Image copyright Jim Sullivan

The 21-year-old Newport man killed in a crash which also left a 16-year-old girl in hospital has been named.

Gwent Police said Thomas Lawrence died at the scene on Belmont Hill, Caerleon.

The teenager, from Pontypool, Torfaen, was taken to Newport's Royal Gwent Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

There were no other vehicles involved in the crash, which happened at about 23:00 GMT on Wednesday, and officers are continuing to investigate.

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