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Fiance: 'Everything I love has just gone in a few moments.'

20-year-old Sophie Williams and her unborn baby died last night, as she travelled home from a Valentines meal with her fiance, 28-year-old Ben Morgan.

She was due to give birth in just two weeks time.

I can't take it in - we were so happy and looking forward to our baby arriving in a couple of weeks. Everything I love has just gone in a few moments.

We had been out for a meal - we didn't have far to travel home.

The impact was all on Sophie's side - she took the full blow.

I am still unable to take in what's happened. This time yesterday, we were laughing and excited about our baby coming soon.

– Ben Morgan, Sophie's fiance

Ben has returned to the scene of the accident to lay flowers for Sophie and his unborn baby girl.

He's due to be interviewed by police about the tragedy.

Her family in Tredegar, Gwent, were too upset to talk of the tragedy yesterday.


Mum-to-be who died in Heads of Valleys crash named locally as 20-year-old Sophie Williams

Floral tributes have been left on the roadside Credit: Wales News

A mum-to-be who was killed in a car crash on the Heads of the Valleys Road yesterday, has been named locally as 20-year-old Sophie Williams from Tredegar.

She was due to have her baby in just two weeks time.

Miss Williams died along with her unborn baby girl as she and her fiance Ben Morgan drove home from a Valentine's meal.

The couple were planning to get married after the baby was born.

They'd been told they were expecting a little girl, and had chosen the name Kayleigh.

The crash happened at 11pm on Friday night during a severe storm at an accident blackspot where roadworks were going on, ironically to turn the road into a dual carriageway, after a high number of fatalities.

Firemen and paramedics freed Sophie from the wreckage and she was taken to Neville Hall Hospital in Abergavenny, but police said doctors were unable to save her and her unborn baby.

Ben and Sophie were in their silver Peugeot 307 when it was in a collision with a blue Peugeot 207 coming the other way.The driver of the other car, a man from Basingstoke, Hampshire, was uninjured but treated for shock.Gwent Police are appealing for anyone who saw the accident to come forward.

Ben is due to be interviewed by police about the tragedy.

Pregnant woman dies following car crash

The stretch of the heads of the valleys road where the crash happened Credit: ITV Wales

A pregnant woman has died following a crash on the A465 heads of the valleys road. The 20-year-old from the Tredegar area was a passenger. The crash happened last night around 11pm between Brynmawr and Garnlydan. Two cars were involved.

The mother-to-be was taken to Nevill Hall hospital in a critical condition but later died. The male driver of the car she was in was uninjured. Another female passenger suffered minor injuries to her headand legs. The male driver of the other car involved also escaped uninjured.

The family of the deceased are now being supported by Gwent police who are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them on 101.


The Brynmawr house that could be yours for £8,000

The house does not currently have electricity Credit: Megan Boot/ITV News

This one-bedroom house in Brynmawr, Blaenau Gwent is up for auction listed at £8,000.

The low price comes with a catch - the need for substantial renovation work.

The auctioneer has described the house as "compact and appealing" Credit: Megan Boot/ITV News

Guide price of £8,000 for one bedroom Brynmawr house

With a £8,000 guide price, this house is one of the cheapest in the UK Credit: David Barnes

A one-bedroom mid terraced Gwent Valleys home is one of the cheapest houses currently on the market in the UK, with a guide price of just £8,000

The one bed terraced house, in the former mining town of Brynmawr, will be up for sale at Paul Fosh Auctions next month.

'Hard-hitting' drug danger film premieres in Brynmawr

A short film aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of drugs will premiere at a cinema in Brynmawr tonight.

'The Good Drug Dealer' focuses on the impact that substances, such as Mephedrone, can have on families and communities.

The finishes touches are made to the final edit Credit: James Crichton-Smith / ITV News

The hour-long production comes off the back of a campaign by project researcher Jeff O'Reilly to get the substance banned as a legal high.

Gareth David Lloyd from Torchwood and Darren Evans from My Big Fat Diary both star in the drama.

The hour-long film premieres at Brynmawr's Market Hall Cinema this evening Credit: James Crichton-Smith / ITV News

Those backing the project, including police and local authorities, say it 'pulls no punches' in its drive to raise awareness of substance misuse.

Any proceeds from the film will be re-invested to the local charity People and Communities Engaged.

New Welsh film warns of dangers of synthetic drugs

A new film aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of synthetic drugs will premiere tonight in Brynmawr.

The Good Drug Dealer focuses on the impact drugs such as Mephedrone, also known as meow meow, has on local communities.

The film features Darren Evans and Torchwood star Gareth David Lloyd

It's been designed to be shown in schools throughout Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly County Boroughs to highlight the affects of synthetic drug addiction.

Any proceeds from the film will be re-invested into local charity People and Communities Engaged (PACE).

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