Three men arrested following fatal road collision on the A465 Heads of the Valleys road, Monmouthshire
Three people have been arrested after a Neath Valley motorcyclist and a car driver died following a road traffic collision on the A465 Heads of the Valleys road in Monmouthshire on Saturday.
Police have arrested a 24-year-old man from Abergavenny on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and a 21-year-old man from Brynmawr and 22-year-old man from Blaina were arrested on suspicion of aiding and abetting dangerous driving.
The three men have been bailed pending further inquiries.
The collision, which occurred at around 12.35pm, involved a yellow Peugeot 106 car which was travelling towards Brynmawr and a Yamaha motorcycle and a Brutale motorcycle which were travelling towards Abergavenny.
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Glyndwr John Evans, aged 49, from Glynneath was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the Peugeot has since passed away.
The surviving motorcyclist remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital, and the car passenger suffered minor injuries and has been released from hospital.
A statement from Mr Evans's family yesterday said: "John was a keen and safe motorcyclist with many years of experience and has been tragically killed while doing something he loved.
"John has recently retired from the RAF and moved back to the Glynneath area, he was a loving brother and will be dearly missed by our family and friends."
Gwent police are re-appealing for information following the incident.
Officers are aware of several people who were in the vicinity of the collision, in particular police are seeking assistance from the driver of a black Renault Clio which was seen in the area at the time of the collision.
Anyone who was in the area is urged to come forward as they might hold vital information in regards to cause of the collision.