UPDATE 8.20am
Friday, October 13

Gwent Police have confirmed that an 82-year-old man died in the crash.

Specially trained officers are supporting his family and an appeal has now been launched.

If you have any information, call 101, quoting Log 321 of 12/10/17

UPDATE 9.00pm
Thursday, October 12

South Wales Argus:

The road has reportedly re-opened, but there appears to be traffic. Picture: AA

UPDATE 8.45pm

South Wales Argus:

Police still at the scene.

UPDATE: 8.30pm

The road is still closed.

UPDATE: 7.06pm

According to traffic monitors, there is no congestion.

UPDATE: 6.46pm

A PERSON has been killed following a two-vehicle crash in Newport.

The A48 at Langstone, Newport has now been closed in both directions.

A spokesman from the Welsh Ambulance Service said: "There has been one fatal RTC on the A48."