Bristol woman killed as car hits tree near River Wye

  • 7 January 2013
  • From the section England
Bigsweir Bridge, on the A466 across the River Wye
Image caption 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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