Boy dies after being hit by bus on Hereford Road, Monmouth

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The A466 Hereford Road is the main road between Monmouth and Hereford

A boy has died after being hit by a bus on a main road in south Wales.

Ambulance crews were called to a collision on the A466 Hereford Road in Monmouth at about 15:50 GMT on Monday.

A spokeswoman from West Midlands Ambulance Service – which attended the scene along with crews from Wales – said the boy was a pedestrian and was hit by a bus.

She said: “Sadly, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead on scene.”

Gwent Police closed the road between Withy Lane and Buckholt on Monday afternoon following the incident.

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