South East Wales

Person seriously injured after van hits Newport bus stop

A bus stop in Newport Image copyright Google
Image caption The van hit this bus stop outside a parade of shops

A person has suffered serious injuries after a van crashed into a bus stop in Newport.

The blue Fiat hit the bus stop on Cardiff Road, outside the Maesglas shops, at about 06:00 GMT on Sunday.

Gwent Police said two people were injured, one seriously, and they were taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

The westbound road has been closed and temporary traffic lights put in place.

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