Fatal Road Traffic Collision - Machen, A468

Fatal Road Traffic Collision - Machen, A468

Friday 25th Jun 2021

We're appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision that occurred yesterday evening, Friday 13th November at approximately 8.35pm.

The collision involved a pedestrian and a black Mercedes AMG C Class and took place on the Machen straight (A468).  The pedestrian was walking in the direction of Caerphilly and the car was travelling in the direction of Newport.

The pedestrian, a 30 year old man from Cwmbran, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A 25 year old man from the Newport area has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody at this time.

Part of road remained closed overnight but has now fully reopened.

Anyone who was in the area between 8.00-8.30pm and may be able to assist the investigation is asked to call 101 or direct message us quoting 2000414186.