Caerphilly: Woman dies and man critical after van crash

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Nantgarw Road in Caerphilly
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The collision happened outside The Station Inn pub on Nantgarw Road in Caerphilly

A 67-year-old woman has died and a 58-year-old man is in a critical condition after a crash involving a van.

The collision with two pedestrians happened on Nantgarw Road, Caerphilly, on Friday at around 19:50 GMT.

A 48-year-old man from Caerphilly was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, serious injury by dangerous driving, drink-driving and drug-driving.

He remains in police custody and is being questioned.

Gwent Police, which is appealing for witnesses, said specialist officers are supporting the family of the dead woman.