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Man, 20, killed in Newport crash

By Keri Trigg | Newport | News | Published:

A 20-year-old man has died after being hit by a car in Newport.

The collision happened at the junction of Forton Road and Sunny Gardens at 4.10am on Sunday.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a man who had suffered very serious injuries.

“He was treated at the scene before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital; the doctor travelled with the crew. Sadly, the man passed away at hospital.

“The driver of a car at the scene was unhurt.”

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the MERIT Trauma Doctor and critical care paramedic were sent to the scene.

Anyone with information should contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 106s 071018.

Keri Trigg

By Keri Trigg
Reporter - @KeriTrigg_Star

Senior reporter covering Shrewsbury and South Shropshire for the Shropshire Star.

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