A MOTORCYCLIST was injured after a collision involving a motorbike and a car in Newport.

The crash occurred at around 10.40am on Saturday, October 2 on Davy Close.

The extent of the motorcyclist's injuries are unclear, but it is believed they were the only person injured in the incident.

The road was closed for several hours, with Gwent Police announcing it had been reopened on Twitter at 3.36pm on Saturday.

Police are currently investigating the matter.

A spokeswoman from Gwent Police said: "We had a call at about 10.40am on Saturday, October 2, reporting a collision between a car and a motorbike on Davy Close.

"The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with injuries, the driver of the car was not injured.

"Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing."