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Major crash involving a tanker, a van and several cars closes M4 in Cardiff

The motorway is closed between junctions 32 and 33 and one lane has also been closed on the eastbound carriageway. Credit: Google maps

A serious crash involving a tanker, a van and several cars has closed the westbound carriageway of the M4 in Cardiff.

The tanker hit the central reservation halfway between junction 32 for Coryton and junction 33, Cardiff West, at about 17:50 GMT on Monday.

The motorway is closed between junctions 32 and 33 and one lane has also been closed on the eastbound carriageway.

There are long queues in both directions and a diversion has been set up at junction 30.

The Welsh Ambulance Service said it sent two rapid rapid response vehicles, one ambulance and a doctor.

An air ambulance cannot be called in due to the weather conditions.

Man, 40, charged over Cardiff sex attack

A man has been charged with rape in connection with one of three separate sexual assaults in Cardiff in just five days.

Remus Hamza, 40, from Cardiff, is due to appear at the city's magistrates court over the alleged attack on a 20-year-old woman in the civic centre on Sunday.

South Wales Police continues to investigate two other attacks, the second of which took place in the early hours of Tuesday when another 20-year-old woman was attacked in Cathays Terrace.

The scene of the third attack at Gorsedd Gardens Credit: ITV News

The third assault, on a 19-year-old woman, took place in Gorsedd Gardens in the civic centre at around 4.30am on Thursday.

Police later arrested a 22-year-old man from Cardiff over the latest attack but no charges have been brought.

Officers have reissued an appeal for witnesses to contact them on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Suspect bailed amid Cardiff sex attacks investigation

A 22-year-old suspect held over a string of sex attacks in Cardiff has been released on bail, ITV News Wales and West England Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports.

A 40-year-old man arrested yesterday remains in custody.

Second arrest in Cardiff sex assault investigation

South Wales Police have arrested a second man over a series of sex attacks in Cardiff.

A 40-year-old man from the Riverside area is now in custody in connection with the first assault in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A 22-year-old man from Cardiff, who was arrested earlier, remains in police custody.

ITV News Wales Correspondent Rupert Evelyn tweeted:

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