A CAR driver has died following a road accident on the A465 Heads of the Valleys road.

The incident happened at around 4pm half a mile south of the Conoco roundabout after the car and a lorry collided.

The road is currently closed between the Conoco roundabout and Gilwern and police are on the scene.

Witnesses of the incident are asked to contact Gwent Police Collision Investigation Unit on 01633 642404.