Family Pay Tribute To 74-year-old Woman From Fleur-de-lis

Family Pay Tribute To 74-year-old Woman From Fleur-de-lis


Sunday 29th Nov 2020


The family of a 74-year-old woman who died following a collision in Pontllanfraith have paid tribute to her.

Officers were called to a serious road traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a blue coloured Toyota Yaris, which took place in Pen-Y-Bryn Terrace, Bryn Road, Pontllanfraith at around 8.25am on Monday, November 9.

The pedestrian, a 74-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. She can now be named as Ruth Taylor from Fleur-De-Lis.

The family of Ruth Taylor, have released the following tribute:

“Ruth was the most loving, loyal and generous mother, nanny, wife, sister and friend there was possible to have. She will continue to be a part of us all for the rest of our days.”

Her family are being supported by specially trained officers and ask that they are now left alone to grieve in private.

Officers are continuing to investigate and are requesting any motorists using the road around this time to please check any dash-cam footage which may provide further information to assist them with their enquiries.

Anyone with any information or anyone who may have witnessed the collision is urged to contact Gwent Police on 101 or direct message us on Facebook or Twitter, quoting log 2000408067.