M4 traffic latest: Severe delays as lane closed following collision on motorway

The incident took place on the eastbound carriageway between junction 24 The Coldra and junction 23A Magor. Following the incident, drivers have been urged to “take care when passing”.

Traffic monitoring system Inrix estimates an additional 20 minutes may be added to journeys due to the incident.

Traffic Wales South tweeted about the collision on the motorway.

They tweeted: “Road Traffic Collision:

“#M4 Eastbound between J24 #TheColdra and J23A #Magor.

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“Lane 1 currently blocked.

“Take care when passing.”

A further update was provided by Traffic South Wales on Twitter.

They tweeted: “Officers on scene.

“Congestion back to J28.”

Reports from Traffic Wales South since report that the incident has been cleared.

They tweeted: “Incident now clear.

“Traffic remains heavy on approach.”

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There were further delays on the M4 between junction 32 Coryton and junction 33 Cardiff West.

These delays were found around the area where roadworks are taking place.

The roadworks on the motorway began on September 15 and will last until December 14.

According to Traffic Wales’s website, they say the roadworks taking place are: “Essential refurbishment of the M4 and Taff Bridges.

“Works will include overnight closures, 24 hour lane closures and a contraflow.”

An update from Traffic Wales South said: “#M4 Both directions between J30 #CardiffGate and J33 #CapelLlailltern on approach to the roadworks.

“Heavy traffic on the J32 #Coryton Roundabout.”

Two cars were involved in the crash which has caused these delays on the M4.

One of the cars involved was since moved to the hard shoulder of the motorway.

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