A449 Newport: Man dies in collision involving lorry

Queuing traffic on M4 J24
Image caption Queuing traffic on the M4 at J24 during rush hour on Thursday after the collision

A man has died in a collision involving a lorry on the A449 at Newport.

The northbound section of the road was closed to rush hour traffic after the collision between the M4 J24 Coldra roundabout and A472 Usk Interchange at 16:45 BST on Thursday.

Traffic Wales reported congestion on the M4 eastbound section as well as both directions on the A449 between Coldra and Raglan.

Gwent Police are appealing for witnesses to call officers on 101.

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