South East Wales

Woman, 86, in vehicle collision at Ystrad Mynach

Map showing A472 at Ystrad Mynach
Image caption The A472 has been closed in both directions at Ystrad Mynach

An 86-year-old woman pedestrian has been involved in a collision with a lorry in Caerphilly county, say police.

Police said the incident occurred at 1350 BST on the A472 in Ystrad Mynach, near Holy Trinity Church.

The woman is in a stable condition after being taken to Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil.

Gwent Police urged motorists to avoid the area as a temporary road closure is in place by the junction of the Castle View Estate up to the Railway Bridge.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact Gwent Police on 01633 838111 or the Collision Investigation Unit on 01633 642404.