UPDATE 11.50pm - The road looks to have fully reopened and the vehicle recovered.

It is not yet know if any injuries were sustained.


A CAR is on fire on the M4 motorway near Newport.

The incident has occurred eastbound between J27 High Cross and J26 Malpas.

Traffic Wales have reported that traffic officers and other emergency services are on their way to the scene.

The car looks to be on the hard shoulder and is not affecting traffic at this time.

Lane one of three is currently closed.