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Teenagers remanded in custody after car hits pedestrians in Newport

A man and three women were taken to hospital after the incident in Cambrian Road at 5.30am on Sunday.

Two teenagers have been remanded in custody after a car hit four people in Newport.

McCauley Cox, 18, of Ringland, Newport appeared before the city’s magistrates court accused of two counts of attempted murder and one count of dangerous driving.

Benjamin Thomas, 19, of Somerton, Newport also appeared before magistrates charged with affray.

Both were remanded in custody to appear before Newport Crown Court on May 30, Gwent Police said.

A man and three women were taken to hospital after the incident in Cambrian Road at 5.30am on Sunday.

A police spokeswoman said: “A 19-year-old man from Newport was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and assisting an offender, but has been released under investigation.

“A 22-year-old woman also from Newport was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, but has since been released under investigation.

“If you do have any information relating to this incident, please call 101 quoting log 110 29/04/2018 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

Police previously said two of the women had suffered potentially life-changing injuries.

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