POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a man died following a morning rush hour single-car crash in Monmouth last week.

The incident saw Wonastow Road closed to traffic for some six hours while police and parademics dealt with the emergency on Tuesday (March 12).

The male driver of the car, who was from Monmouth, was pronounced dead at the scene. His age was not released following the incident.

Gwent Police officers have appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash, which happened between 8.20am and 8.35am near the junction with King's Fee, to come forward.

A force spokesman said: "We're appealing for witnesses after a road traffic collision involving one car on Wonastow Road, Monmouth, on Tuesday March 12.

"Officers attended along with the ambulance and fire and rescue services.

"The driver of the car, a man from the Monmouth area, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

"His next of kin have been informed and are receiving support from specialist officers.

"Enquiries are ongoing and we're asking for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, between 8.20am and 8.35am, to contact us.

"Anyone with dashcam or CCTV footage, can contact us by calling 101 or sending us a direct message on Facebook or X quoting log reference 2400082476," they added.