South East Wales

M4 traffic eases after High Cross crash near Newport

Traffic on M4 Image copyright Traffic Wales
Image caption CCTV of traffic on the M4

Traffic queues have eased as lanes are reopened following a crash involving a number of cars and a motorcycle on the M4 in Newport.

The incident happened at the entry slip road to junction 27 (High Cross) eastbound before 05:45 BST on Tuesday, triggering 18-miles of congestion to junction 34 (Miskin).

Two of three lanes were closed until 07:05, with queues affecting the A48.

Queues on the affected stretch have now cleared.

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