Man arrested after death crash on M4
A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following a crash on the M4 which killed a 77-year-old woman from Devon.
The woman was driving a Vauxhall Corsa when it collided with a lorry near Newport at around 11.10pm on Wednesday night.
She was taken to Royal Gwent Hospital but later pronounced dead.
The 32-year-old arrested man from Bargoed was still in custody yesterday afternoon.
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The major motorway was shut westbound between junction 24 and 26 until 8am yesterday morning. Traffic was diverted via the A48 southern distributor road while collision investigators carried out enquiries.
Gwent Police said because the lorry involved was being used to work on the road, the Health and Safety Executive were informed.
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log number 543 2/10/13.