Fire on M4 Prince of Wales Bridge brings traffic to standstill

Thick smoke is pouring from a vehicle on the M4 Prince of Wales Bridge as traffic is at a standstill. Matthew Kaged’s footage shows smoke plumes can be seen miles from the bridge. Traffic monitoring service Inrix said at 3.21pm on Wednesday: “All traffic being temporarily held and queueing traffic due to vehicle fire on M4 Prince of Wales Bridge Westbound from J22 M49 to J23 M48.” The vehicle on fire is reportedly a lorry carrying pallets of wine.

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