South East Wales

Woman, 70, dies and three seriously injured in A4048 crash

A4048 at Markham Image copyright Google

A 70-year-old woman has died and three people have been seriously injured in a car crash in Caerphilly county.

Gwent Police was called to the collision involving two cars on the A4048 at Markham near Blackwood just after 10:30 GMT on Thursday.

A male driver and female passenger were taken to Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil where she later died.

Two women travelling in the second car were taken to Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport.

Wales Air Ambulance and three ambulances also attended.

The road remains closed and diversions are in place.

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