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Witness appeal after collision near Monmouth

THE POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a road traffic collision on the B4293 Monmouth Road at Lydart, between Monmouth and Trellech, at around 7pm on Wednesday 29 May.

Officers attended, along with personnel from the Welsh Ambulance Service.

The collision involved a black Fiat Panda car and a red Yamaha motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, a 20-year-old man from Monmouth, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and are receiving support from specialist officers.

The driver of the car, an 83-year-old woman, and the passenger, a 79-year-old woman, were taken to hospital for treatment.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Enquiries are ongoing and the police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or was travelling along the B4293 between Monmouth and Trellech between 6.45pm and 7pm, to contact them.

Anyone with dashcam or CCTV footage, can contact the police by calling 101 or send them a direct message on Facebook or X quoting log reference 2400176227.