Man killed in M4 crash

A man has died following a crash on the M4 yesterday (Monday).

Police are investigating the crash which occurred on the M4 eastbound between junctions 19 and 18 just before 3pm.

A black Mercedes C2000 left the carriageway and ended up on a grass verge.

The driver of the car, a 63-year-old man from Gwent, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash, or the car prior.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police added: “We’d also ask people to check their Dash Cam footage if they were driving on this stretch of motorway around the time of this incident.

“If you can help, please call us on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5220274869.”

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