Girl, 3, rushed to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ after Christmas Day crash


Two others have been badly injured in the collision (Picture: Huw Fairclough/Getty Images)

A young girl has been seriously injured in a Christmas Day crash in southeast Wales.

Two others, including a 29-year-old man left with life-threatening injuries, have been rushed to hospital.

The crash took place at around 1pm on Yard Coal Rise in Blackwood, Gwent.

Police said the incident involved a Vauxhall Corsa, a Mini Cooper and a Vauxhall Astra.

A 29-year-old man has been left with life threatening injuries, a three-year-old girl was seriously hurt and a 33-year-old woman was injured.

They were all travelling in the Corsa and were taken to hospital.

A police spokesperson said: ‘The driver of a Mini Cooper suffered minor injuries.

‘He’s been arrested on suspicion of three offences of serious injury by dangerous driving, and being unfit through drink or drugs,” a police spokesman said.

‘We’ve been making inquiries to trace a red Vauxhall Astra, which was also being driven on the road at the time and have now located the car.

‘Another man, aged 25, has been arrested on suspicion of three offences of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and being unfit through drink or drugs.

‘Both men remain in police custody.’

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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