Bristol woman killed as car hits tree near River Wye

Bigsweir Bridge, on the A466 across the River Wye The A466 near Bigsweir Bridge was closed for several hours on Saturday

An 18-year-old motorist from Bristol has been killed in a crash near Bigsweir Bridge over the River Wye.

The woman was driving on the A466 between Redbrook, Gloucestershire, and Llandogo, Monmouthshire, when her car left the road and hit a tree.

Gloucestershire Police said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene and her next of kin had been informed.

The crash, at 08:15 GMT on Saturday, left the road closed for several hours while an investigation took place.

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