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A teenager has died and a girl has been injured in a crash on Mitchel Troy Road in Monmouth.
Gwent Police said officers are appealing for information to the collision that happened at around 12.50pm on 27th December.
The 19-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and his family are being supported by Specialist officers.
The passenger, a 15-year-old girl, was taken to University Hospital Wales with minor injuries.
Police in Monmouth say they have concerns for a missing father who has not been seen for six weeks.
46-year-old Liam Stubbs was last seen in WH Smiths in Monmouth at around 1pm on Saturday 19 November.
Liam is described as being approximately 5ft 9, stocky build, with dark hair and glasses.
He was last seen wearing a dark jacket, a striped shirt and trousers.
Police want anyone with any information to contact them on 101.
Police are appealing for information to help find 46 year old Liam Stubbs from the Monmouth area.
Mr. Stubbs is described as being approximately 5ft 9, stocky build, with dark hair and glasses.
He was last seen in the Monmouth area at around 1pm on Saturday 19th November.
He hasn’t been seen since then and officers are concerned for his safety.
He was last seen wearing a dark jacket and stripy trousers.
Anyone with information should call 101.
Around 30 firefighters tackled a blaze at Monmouth School last night.
Appliances from Monmouth, New Inn, Hereford and Worcester and Gloucestershire were drafted in to fight the fire which is thought to have started in a first floor science classroom.
There are no reports of injuries and an investigation will start this morning.
A man has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding his elderly uncle of more than £80,000.
Jonathan Hill abused his position as a Lasting Power of Attorney by spending his uncle’s money for his own benefit and without either his permission or knowledge.
The 70-year-old from Monmouth also charged his physically disabled uncle £600 a month for managing his finances and visiting him at his supported accommodation in Rumney, Cardiff.
This was a complex and callous crime committed upon an elderly gentleman, who was in his 90s at time and sadly died during the investigation.
The investigation was carried out by our Vulnerable Adult Investigation Unit in Cardiff which is committed to taking robust action against those who financially exploit the vulnerable.
The money Hill gained will now be pursued under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
A man killed following an "industrial incident" which occurred at Manson Lane near Monmouth last Wednesday has been named as David Llewellyn.
The 65-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene after emergency services were called to the area just after half 12 on the afternoon of the 25th May.
A joint investigation between Gwent Police and the Health and Safety Executive is still on-going to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Both lanes of the A40 have re-opened following a crash this morning that left two men with 'life-changing' injuries.
A 50-year-old man from Newport has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
A man's been arrested after a crash on the A40 in Monmouth this morning which left two people with 'life-changing' injuries.
The incident involving two vehicles happened on the southbound carriageway in Monmouth close to the Gibraltar Tunnels at around 5.50am.
Gwent Police says a 50-year-old man from Newport has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and two other men were taken to hospital with 'life-changing' injuries.
The southbound carriage way will be closed for a substantial period of time, with diversions in place from the Monmouth traffic lights to the Wye Valley. Traffic officers are on the scene advising HGV lorries of alternative routes as the Wye Valley route has weight restrictions.
A second crash happened shortly afterwards on the northbound carriageway, where two people suffered minor injuries. The force says the northbound carriageway will re-open shortly. The southbound carriageway is not expected to re-open until late afternoon.
The A40 southbound is currently closed due to serious accident involving two lorries between the A466 (Monmouth Traffic Lights) and A449 (Raglan Interchange).
Traffic is unable to exit from Mitchel Troy itself onto the westbound carriageway.
Also the A40 northbound is closed due to an accident involving one vehicle and recovery work between the A449 (Raglan Interchange) and A466 (Monmouth Traffic Lights).
One lane is blocked by a car that has hit the barrier on the hard shoulder, directly opposite the scene of the accident on the opposite carriageway.
South Wales Fire and Rescue service are advising drivers to avoid the A40 Southbound.