Two bailed following Caerleon crash

THREE people were seriously injured in Caerleon after a car hit them on Saturday.  Picture taken by Ashley Williams area manager of Caerleon Cars showing where the vehicle came to rest after colliding with the pedestrians. (9675830)

THREE people were seriously injured in Caerleon after a car hit them on Saturday. Picture taken by Ashley Williams area manager of Caerleon Cars showing where the vehicle came to rest after colliding with the pedestrians. (9675830)

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TWO people arrested following a crash in Caerleon which saw three people taken to hospital have been bailed.

The crash happened at around 9.05 pm on Saturday August 23 when a gold Vauxhall Corsa hit three pedestrians opposite the Roman Lodge Hotel.

A 79-year-old man, a 71-year-old woman and a 63-year-old man sustained serious injuries but are believed to be in a stable condition receiving treatment at Newport's Royal Gwent Hospital.

A 20-year-old man from Caerleon was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injuries through dangerous driving; on suspicion of failing to stop at a road traffic collision; and failing to report a road traffic collision. He is due to answer on November 10.

A 41-year-old man, from Newport, has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and assisting an offender. He has been released on police bail pending further enquiries and is due to answer on October 22.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the crash to come forward and in particular anyone who may have seen the Corsa being driven before the incident.

It's believed the car was driven towards Ponthir from the centre of Caerleon.

If anyone has information, they are asked to call Gwent Police on 101 quoting log 595 23/8/14.

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7:43pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Limestonecowboy says...

Name them ! ... after all a recent celebrity had his name splashed all over the media based on allegation only.
Name them ! ... after all a recent celebrity had his name splashed all over the media based on allegation only. Limestonecowboy
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1:41pm Sat 30 Aug 14

DGee123 says...

Limestonecowboy wrote:
Name them ! ... after all a recent celebrity had his name splashed all over the media based on allegation only.
Two wrongs don't make a right. The people who did this are despicable human beings, but until they've been found guilty in a court of law, they're innocent.
[quote][p][bold]Limestonecowboy[/bold] wrote: Name them ! ... after all a recent celebrity had his name splashed all over the media based on allegation only.[/p][/quote]Two wrongs don't make a right. The people who did this are despicable human beings, but until they've been found guilty in a court of law, they're innocent. DGee123
  • Score: -2

6:40pm Sat 30 Aug 14

daveglyn says...

DGee123 wrote:
Limestonecowboy wrote:
Name them ! ... after all a recent celebrity had his name splashed all over the media based on allegation only.
Two wrongs don't make a right. The people who did this are despicable human beings, but until they've been found guilty in a court of law, they're innocent.
Thé same can be said about the celebrity.
[quote][p][bold]DGee123[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Limestonecowboy[/bold] wrote: Name them ! ... after all a recent celebrity had his name splashed all over the media based on allegation only.[/p][/quote]Two wrongs don't make a right. The people who did this are despicable human beings, but until they've been found guilty in a court of law, they're innocent.[/p][/quote]Thé same can be said about the celebrity. daveglyn
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