South East Wales

Man in hospital as Llanover crash closed A4042

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A 50-year-old man has been taken to hospital after his car crashed and ended up in a garden.

The A4042 between Abergavenny and Pontypool was shut for seven hours near Llanover, Monmouthshire, from about 05:00 GMT on Monday.

The crash between Oak Lane and Saron Road meant drivers had to take a 20-mile (32km) diversion on the A40 and A449 roads around Raglan and Usk.

The man's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Gwent Police is investigating the cause of the crash.

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