Clean-up after fuel spill

A clean-up operation is underway in Haverfordwest after a fuel tanker ruptured following a collision with a crane this morning.

Road closure update: Haverfordwest

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.

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Petrol clean-up after fuel tanker crash

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.

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.

– Dyfed Powys Police statement

Johnston Road, Old Hakin Road, Freemans Way and Pembroke road are closed, and diversions are in place.

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.

– Public Health Wales