Update 11.42am:

The Welsh Ambulance Service said one person was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital.

A spokeswoman said: "We were called at 8am this morning, Friday 15 January, to reports of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the westbound carriageway on the M4 near junction 24.

"We sent a crew in an emergency ambulance to the scene, and one person was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital."

Update 10.04am:

Three people suffered minor injuries in the crash this morning, police have said.

Gwent Police were called to the crash art 8am this morning, which involved a Mercedes Sprinter van and a Fiat Punto car

One lane is currently closed while the vehicles are being moved. Police said the lane should be reopened within the next 15 minutes.

Three people received minor injuries - the driver of the Punto and the driver and passenger of the Sprinter.

Neil Parry was one of the first people on the scene this morning.

He was driving to work when he stopped to help with the crash.

He said: "I called the emergency services, blocked the scene with my vehicle and assured the injured female while help was on the way."

Update 8.47am:

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said they are working to release a person from one of the vehicles involved in the crash.

The middle and outside lanes are now both closed while fire crews "stabilise the vehicle to release a casualty".

The fire servce were called to the accident, which happened between J24 Coldra and J25 Caerleon on the M4 westbound, at 8.03am this morning.

Two vehicles are involved in the accident.

Update 8.16am:

ONE lane is closed on the M4 westbound between junction 24 and 25.

Up to four vehicles are involved in the crash which happened just after 8am this morning.

Traffic is moving very slowly. The third lane is closed and blocked by the vehicles involved.