Person dies after crash with lorry on M4

A person has died after a crash involving a lorry on the M4.

Dyfed-Powys Police said the collision happened at about 11.20pm on Monday.

The force said a car collided with a stationary lorry on the eastbound stretch of the motorway at junction 48 for Hendy.

Both vehicles caught fire as a result of the crash, the force added.

The driver of the car died at the scene.

Their next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

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The M4 was closed between junctions 48 for Hendy and 49 for Pont Abraham for several hours.

The road was reopened in both directions at around 2.45pm on Tuesday.