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Police are appealing for witnesses after a multi-vehicle crash that closed part of the M4 for most of yesterday.
The crash, which happened just before 9.30am between junctions 25 and 26 eastbound, involved a coach, a lorry and a car and was described as "serious" by police.
The coach driver and one of his passengers remain in hospital, where both are said to be stable.
More than ten other people were treated for minor injuries.
A Gwent Police spokesperson said: "Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call 101 quoting log 91 04/02/14. Those calling from outside the Gwent are should call 01633 838111."
The force added that enquiries are continuing into how the crash happened.
The M4 has reopened following this morning's crash - but motorists are warned there could still be delays.
A spokesman for Caledonian Travel said that the coach driver, who is from Greenock in Scotland, needed surgery to his leg and his wife was travelling to Wales to see him.
He added that despite the Caledonian Travel logo being on the vehicle, it was not carrying their passengers, but was operated by Gibson Coaches.
Gibson coaches confirmed the passengers were an Argentinian youth rugby team and they were on their way from Cardiff to Bath.
The coach involved in this morning's M4 crash has now been removed from the scene.
Aneurin Bevan Health Board says it has been receiving "walking wounded" casualties at the Royal Gwent Hospital's accident and emergency department in Newport after this morning's M4 crash.
A spokesperson for the health board confirmed ten casualties have been treated for minor injuries in Newport and one has been admitted with more serious injuries.
Two off-site triage centres were also set up in the area following the crash - one at St Julian's clinic and the other at Newport Centre.
One eyewitness, 23-year-old Liam Llewellyn from Caldicot, was on his way home when he approached the crash eastbound around St Julians.
He told radio station Capital FM South Wales he was shocked at the number of motorway travellers who tried to continue their journeys without stopping to help, despite the obvious scale of the crash.
Mr Llewellyn said he was initially just one of four members of the public to offer assistance.
The M4 motorway remains closed eastbound between junction 24 and 28 as work continues to clear the crash site.
Two westbound lanes have now re-opened.
Gwent Police says work is ongoing to fully reopen the motorway as soon as possible.
Haulage trucks have arrived at the scene of this morning's crash to move the damaged coach from the motorway.
Eleven people have been taken to hospital following this morning's crash on the M4 at Newport, it has been confirmed.
The Welsh Ambulance Service says it received a call at 9.29am after the collision, at Junction 25a to 25 eastbound at St Julians, which involved a coach, lorry and a car,
Two rapid response vehicles, two Hazardous Area Response Team vehicles, two doctors, four emergency ambulances, two air ambulances and three ambulance officers attended the scene.
The driver of the coach has been flown to Morriston Hospital with serious injuries.
A second patient has been taken by emergency ambulance to the University of Hospital Wales, also with serious injuries.
Nine patients – one with potentially serious injuries and eight with minor injuries – have been taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital. The drivers of the lorry and car were treated at the scene but did not require hospital treatment.
Forty-four other students who were travelling on the coach have been taken to a nearby rest centre where two advanced paramedic practitioners and two BASICS doctors provided further assessments.
Wales Air Ambulance has confirmed their Swansea-based helicopter attended the M4 crash scene this morning, where they flew the bus driver to hospital.
A spokesperson said: "The crew was mobilised at 09:37 and landed on scene at 10:00 after the road had been closed.
"The WAA paramedics assisted emergency services on scene before airlifting an adult male to Morriston Hospital, Swansea.
"The aircraft left at 10:40 and arrived at hospital 11:00."