Abergavenny man dies in accident on A449 near Coldra junction, Newport

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  • Driver dies in one-car crash
  • A449 closed southbound between Raglan and Newport
  • Reports of serious crash on A449 near the Coldra junction
  • Wreckage of car is lying on the roadside

12:52pm

Abergavenny man dies in devastating Newport crash

PART of the A449 stayed shut for most of yesterday after a driver died in a devastating crash.

10:48am

One lane is now open of the A449 following this morning's crash.

10:11am

THE driver of the car involved in this morning's collsion died  in the crash

GWENT Police confirmed the driver of the car involved in this morning's accident was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers were called at 8.35am after the crash which involved a single car - a grey Peugeot 407.

The A449 remains closed southbound between Raglan and the Coldra at Newport.

Emergency services remain at the scene and drivers are advised to avoid the area.

Police ask anyone who saw the crash to call 01633 642404.

10:03am

THE driver of the car involved in this morning's collsion died in the crash police say.

9:35am

The A449 southbound is closed due to the accident which involved a single vehicle.

The accident has happened around two miles before J24 of the M4 at the Coldra.

9:32am

REPORTS are coming in of a serious crash on the A449 near the Coldra junction in Newport.

The burnt-out wreckage of a car is said to be lying on the roadside at the junction of the Celtic Manor slip road.

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