THIS was the aftermath of an early-morning crash on the A4048 this weekend.

The one-vehicle crash, involving a black Citroen DS3, happened at around 6.30am on Saturday between Blackwood and Tredegar.

The cause of the crash is not yet known but there were very wet conditions and the car ended on the roadside verge.

Gwent Police and the Welsh Ambulance Service were called out to the scene.

A member of the public, who arrived not long after the incident and who sent us this photograph of the wrecked car, said there was a roughly 50-foot drop beyond the roadside fence, and that the car’s occupants had been “very lucky”.


A spokesperson for the Welsh Ambulance Service said in a statement: “We were called on Saturday, August 10, at approximately 7.01am to reports of a road traffic accident on the A4048.

"We responded with two ambulances and one patient was transported to Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny.”

A Gwent Police spokesman confirmed the force's attendance at the scene, and said "no significant injuries" were reported.