WALES Air Ambulance and Gwent Police attended a crash involving a young girl this morning.

An 11-year-old girl was involved in a collision between a car and a pedestrian at around 8.15am this morning at College Crescent.

The Welsh Ambulance Service were called to the scene and the air ambulance was later brought over.

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The girl is not thought to have any life changing injuries or life threatening injuries, but there have been unconfirmed reports of a young girl with a head injury.

She has since been taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

Gwent Police were on the scene and helped to manage the traffic.

A Gwent Police spokesman said: "We received a report of a road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian in College Crescent, Caerleon, Newport at around 8.15am on Tuesday, September 21.

"Officers attended, alongside paramedics from the Welsh Ambulance Service and the Wales Air Ambulance, to assist with traffic management.

"An 11-year-old girl was taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff as a precaution and her injuries are not thought to be life changing or life threatening.

"Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting log reference 69 21/09/21.

"You can also contact us via direct message on Facebook or Twitter.

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