Person left with facial injuries following Newport incident

POLICE had to stop an altercation which left one person with facial injuries this afternoon (Thursday) ­— after two separate crashes on the dual carriageway.

Officers were called at 12.22pm, following a collision involving a car and a push bike on Medina Way.

Minor injuries were reported.

While police were at the scene, Hampshire Constabulary confirmed another collision took place 200 metres down the road, involving a car and a motorbike.

Police said an altercation then broke out, in which one person received facial injuries.

Officers separated those involved to diffuse the situation.

The incident is ongoing.

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