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M4 traffic LIVE: Chaos as major motorway shut with drivers facing 45-minute queues | UK | News

M4 traffic LIVE: Chaos as major motorway shut with drivers facing 45-minute queues | UK | News

Drivers on the M4 are facing long delays after authorities shut the major motorway in both directions following a crash this morning. Traffic cameras have captured the full extent of the lingering chaos after the road was originally shuttered at 12.32am this morning. Long queues of standstill traffic have formed between junction 49 Pont Abraham and junction 48 Hendy, Llanelli, in Carmarthenshire.  Traffic Wales, which monitors the main routes in Wales, reported 45 minute delays at 8am, with queues developing on surrounding routes in the area and on the A48. For all the latest updates, follow our live blog below. Source link

M4 closed ‘for some time’ causing travel chaos as people urged to ‘stay away’ | UK | News

M4 closed ‘for some time’ causing travel chaos as people urged to ‘stay away’ | UK | News

A huge crash on the M4 has closed the motorway as emergency services rush to the scene. The crash, which occured in the area from junction 32 Coryton to junction 33 Capel Llanilltern travelling westbound, is set to cause travel chaos as drivers are urged to avoid the area if possible. Lane two and three are currently closed between junction 32-33 Westbound, South Wales Police confirmed. Lane one remains open. In a tweet, the force said: “We are at the scene of a collision on the M4. The road is currently closed between junction 32-33 westbound. “It is expected to remain closed for some time. “Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes where possible. Delays are expected in the area.” In a subsequent update, Traffic Wales announced the road was clear just after 9am. An update from The Welsh Government’s traffic information service read: “J32 Coryton to J33 Capel Llanilltern travelling Westbound – now clear. “All lanes have now reopened.” Source link