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Witness appeal following e-bike collision in Newport

OFFICERS are investigating a collision in Eric Coates Walk, Newport which saw a 21-year-old man hospitalised, are appealing for witnesses.

Gwent Police received a report of a road traffic collision on the footpath behind Eric Coates Walk, Newport, at around 7.15pm on Monday 24 June.

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

The collision is believed to have happened at around 6pm and involved an e-bike, thought to be a Sur-Ron-type e-bike.

The rider of the e-bike reportedly left the scene following the collision, while the 21-year-old pillion passenger of the e-bike was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

We’re asking for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or any motorists with dashcam footage, that were in the area, between 5.30pm and 7.15pm to contact us.

You can call us on 101 or send us a direct message on Facebook or Twitter, quoting log reference 2400209223 with any details.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.