Wales

M4 Newport: Four-vehicle accident causes delays

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Image caption Traffic cameras showed congestion at the Coldra junction

Four vehicles have been involved in an accident which caused delays on the M4 eastbound in Newport.

All lanes re-opened and by about 08:40 BST traffic had returned to normal, according to traffic company Inrix.

The accident happened between junction 24 for the A449 at the Coldra and junction 23A for the A4810 and Magor services.

Congestion was back to junction 26 for Malpas Road and at its peak travel time was at about 55 minutes.

Gwent Police also warned motorists about a crash between a lorry and a motorbike on the A48 Spytty Road, Newport.

The road is closed in both directions between Corporation Road and Nash Road. The force advised motorists to avoid the area.

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Image caption Traffic on the M4 eastbound queued back to Langstone