THIS collision took place in Newport on Saturday.

A police statement confirmed: “There was a call at 1pm on July 7 reporting a red Mitsubishi Space colliding with a lamppost on Clarence Place in Newport.There were no injuries.”

An eyewitness added: “It was awful.

“I was waiting for my husband, but moved because people thought I was the owner and were slowing down to see if I was alright.”