South East Wales

Woman airlifted to hospital after Ystrad Deri car fire

A woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a car caught fire in Blaenau Gwent.

Police, fire and ambulance services attended the fire at about 13:44 BST in Dukestown Road, Ystrad Deri, Tredegar.

The ambulance service sent two rapid response vehicles, an ambulance and air ambulance and said a female had been flown to Morriston Hospital, Swansea.

It is thought only one vehicle was involved, and a fire investigation officer has attended.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service sent two water ladders from Tredegar and Ebbw Vale and a rescue tender, also from Ebbw Vale.

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