FIRE crews are en route to reports of a crash on the A4042 at Pontypool on the Rechem roundabout.

Two cars are said to have been involved in a collision Northbound towards McDonalds, shortly after 5pm, with crews from New Inn and Malpas attending.

No further details are available at present, a South Wales Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said.

Gwent Police said no road closure was currently in place, but traffic is reported to be slow moving.



Fire crews helped one of the drivers from their vehicle, but have now left the scene.

One lane is said to be blocked with traffic queueing.



The collision site has now been cleared.