Appeal for witnesses following serious road traffic collision on Commercial Street in Pontnewydd.

We are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on Commercial Street in Pontnewydd which occurred around 5.26pm on Monday 4th December 2017.

The collision involved a silver Hyundai Santa Fe and two pedestrians.

A pedestrian, a 79 year old man from Pontnewydd was taken to the Royal Gwent hospital and was sadly pronounced deceased later at the hospital. He can now be named as Alan James.

Another pedestrian, a 78 year old woman also from Pontnewydd was also taken to the Royal Gwent with minor injuries.

The family of the deceased are being supported by specialist officers.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or may have any information relating to it is asked to call 101, quoting log: 411 4/12/2017.