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Man dies after driving wrong way on M4

The incident happened on the M4 near the Second Severn Crossing. Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive/Press Association Images

An 83-year old man has died after driving his car the wrong way along the M4 near the Second Severn Crossing.

At around 11pm last night, a Toyota Corolla was travelling westbound across the bridge.

Just before the toll booths the car turned around, and was travelling east on the wrong side of the carriageway.

It continued past junction 22 (M49) before colliding with two other vehicles.

The 83-year old driver of the Corolla died from his injuries. The other drivers weren't seriously hurt.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to telephone the Collision Investigation Unit on 101.

The driver of the Corolla turned around when he reached the toll booths. Credit: Tim Walsh

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