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Eighteen miles of queueing traffic on M4 after accident

Credit: Traffic Wales

Traffic is queuing for eighteen miles after an accident on the M4 Eastbound near Newport.

It happened at J27 (Highcross) just after 7 o'clock and is reported to have involved a number of cars and a motorcycle.

There's congestion to J34 (Miskin) and travel time is around 2 hours.

As a result, traffic is heavier than normal on J33 (Cardiff West And Services).

The A48(M) Eastbound is also affected before the M4 at J29.

There's congestion to J29a (St Mellons).

Two people have been taken to hospital as a result of the accident, with one person suffering severe but not life threatening injuries.

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