UPDATE 9.56pm: Cedar Road has now reopened completely following the completion of investigation work in thre wake of the earlier crash.

UPDATE 8.48pm: Accident investigation work is ongoing and Cedar Road remains closed.

UPDATE 7.25pm: The car involved is a taxi. Police officers have been examining it, and it has been moved to the side of the road, though Cedar Road remains closed at the moment.

South Wales Argus:

A recovery vehicle is now at the scene. 

UPDATE 7.11pm: Accident investigation work is being carried out, and the road will remain closed until this is completed.

UPDATE 6.14pm: An ambulance is now at the scene.

UPDATE 6.05pm: The incident involves one car. Cedar Road remains closed at the moment.

A CRASH has closed Cedar Road - between Chepstow Road and Corporation Road in Maindee, Newport - and traffic is currently being diverted.

Emergency services are at the scene. Drivers are being advised to avoid the area if at all possible.