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06 August 2020 06:40

South Wales Police said it was expected to remain shut for some time.

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A crash has closed part of the M4 motorway in south Wales. The eastbound carriageway is shut from junction 35 Pencoed to junction 34 Miskin. South Wales Police said they are at the scene of the crash near junction 35. Writing on Twitter, they said: "The road is currently closed eastbound. It is expected to remain closed for some time.

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"Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes where possible. Delays are expected in the area." Traffic monitoring system Inrix is reporting that the road was closed at around 5.15am. Motorists are being warned to expect delays after a crash closed the M4, near Bridgend. The eastbound side of the carriageway is closed between J35, Pencoed, and 34 A4119, Miskin, after the incident at about 05.15 BST on Thursday. South Wales Police said it was expected to remain shut for some time.

The force advised motorists to avoid the area and use alternative routes where possible. Inrix, the traffic reporting service, said traffic had started to build up through Pencoed and Llanharan as drivers tried to avoid the crash.

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