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Woman killed in M4 crash after reports of car travelling the wrong way

Police say a car was driving the wrong way between Junction 26 and 27 of the M4. Credit: Google Maps

A woman was killed on the M4 motorway on Friday night after reports of a car driving in the wrong direction.

Police are now appealing for information following the crash near Newport which happened at around 22.40pm on the M4 Westbound, between Junction 26 and 27.

The 38-year-old woman from Cwmbran was travelling in a silver Vauxhall Astra, which was reported to be driving in the wrong direction on the M4. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 21-year-old man from the Blackwood area, who was travelling in the BMW was taken to hospital with leg and hip injuries.

Officers are appealing for any dash cam footage at the time.