12:45pm Thursday 3rd October 2013
A BARGOED has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a crash on the M4 after which a woman died.
The 32-year-old is currently in police custody.
The 77-year-old woman was driving a a Vauxhall Corsa which collided with a flatbed lorry on the M4 westbound at junction 25.
The woman from the Devon area, was taken to Royal Gwent Hospital where she later died.
The motorway was closed until 8.05am causing delays across Newport.
Because the lorry involved was being used to work on the road, the Health and Safety Executive has been informed.
The road was closed for collision investigators to carry out enquiries and was re-opened at around 8.15am this morning.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have information about the collision to call police on 101 and quote log number 543 2/10/13.
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