South East Wales

Woman dies after Ystrad Deri car fire

A woman has died after suffering serious injuries in a car fire in Blaenau Gwent.

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

The woman was airlifted to Morriston Hospital in Swansea but died later. It is thought only one vehicle was involved in the incident.

Gwent Police are appealing for witnesses.

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

A fire investigation officer also attended the scene.

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