A PERSON was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a road traffic collision in Ebbw Vale.

The incident, which involved three people travelling in two cars, happened on the A4046 just after 5pm on Monday.

A green Volkswagen Lupo and silver Kia Carens were involved in the incident.

Two people were able to get out of the cars before the arrival of the fire service but the driver of the Kia was removed from the vehicle by firefighters.

The driver was taken to the Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, suffering from back pain.