A MAN has been arrested following a crash fighting for his life just over a year ago.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday February 17, 2018, on the A48 near Chepstow.

John Conibeer, then 32, sustained life threatening injuries. He has undergone 58 hours of surgery since.

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And now Gwent Police say they have arrested a 43-year-old man in connection with the incident.

In a statement today they said: "Following a road traffic collision on the A48, Pwllmeyric, Chepstow in the early hours of Saturday February 17 2018, a 43 year old man from the Rogiet area of Caldicot has been arrested for causing serious injury by dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice.

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"He has been released under investigation."