Richard Brown is the Head of Environmental Services at Pembrokeshire County Council. He says work is currently underway to clear the fuel that leaked after a crane collided with a fuel tanker. He says there is concern that some of the fuel entered nearby streams.
With the exception of the A4076 exit/access, the Merlins Bridge roundabout in Haverfordwest has now re-opened to cars and vans following the collision between a mobile crane and a fuel tanker earlier today.
However, large vehicles which are asked to use the Cleddau Bridge diversion route.
The A4076 from Johnston to Haverfordwest is likely to remain closed for the remainder of the day.
A clean-up operation is underway in Haverfordwest after a fuel tanker ruptured following a collision with a crane this morning.
Dyfed-Powys Police say nobody was hurt in the incident, but that a 'substantial amount' of fuel leaked from the tanker.
– Dyfed Powys Police statement
Specialist equipment is being used to remove the fuel spillage and the road is going to be closed for a protracted period of time, up to 24 hours.
Johnston Road, Old Hakin Road, Freemans Way and Pembroke road are closed, and diversions are in place.
– Public Health Wales
Based on the information currently available, we regard the potential impact on public health as minimal. We will continue to work with partner agencies to assess the situation if new information becomes available.