South East Wales

Eight injured in four-car crash on A4043 near Pontypool

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Eight people have been injured, some seriously, in a four-vehicle crash in Torfaen.

Two air ambulances were sent to the incident on the A4043 Cwmavon Road, near Pontypool, at about 19:00 BST.

Two people have been flown to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

Paramedics are treating six other casualties, with reports some may be trapped in the wreckage. The road remains closed in both directions.

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