A TEENAGER is in a critical condition after a moped crash in Newport last night.

Police are appealing for information after the crash between the moped and parked car on Monnow Way in Bettws at approximately 9.15pm.

A 17 year old boy, who was riding the moped, was left with serious injuries. He was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital and later transferred to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, where he remains in a critical condition today.

If anyone has information they are asked to call Gwent Police on 101 or call the Collision Investigation Unit on 01633 642404