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Three children and an adult hospitalised after train derailment

An adult and three children have been taken to hospital following the derailment of a small train at the Pembrey Country Park in Carmarthenshire.

Emergency crews were at the scene earlier this afternoon. Credit: Karen Worgan

Emergency crews were called to the incident at around half 12 this afternoon. Four other children and nine adults were treated at the scene.

We were called at about 12.30pm to reports that a small train had derailed at Pembrey Country Park, Carmarthenshire. Three emergency ambulances, two rapid response vehicles and members of the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service attended the scene. An adult and three children were transported to Glangwili General Hospital with injuries which are not believed to be serious. Four further adults and nine children were treated at the scene for minor injuries, but did not require hospital treatment.

– Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson

Meanwhile Dyfed-Powys Police have confirmed investigations are on-going following the incident.

Dyfed-Powys Police are currently at the scene of an incident at Pembrey Country Park. We received a report of a miniature railway derailing at approximately 12.30pm on Thursday, August 18. Five people have been conveyed to hospital for check-ups but there are no serious injuries. Health and Safety Executive will be attending to carry out an investigation.

– Dyfed-Powys Police spokesperson

Train derails at Pembrey Country Park

Emergency services have been called to Pembrey Country Park in Carmarthenshire following reports a train has derailed.

Credit: Karen Worgan
Credit: Karen Worgan
Credit: Karen Worgan

Crews responded to the incident at around half 12 this afternoon, with a number of vehicles in attendance.

We were called at about 12.30pm to reports that a small train had derailed at the Pembrey Country Park, Carmarthenshire. Three emergency ambulances, four rapid response vehicles and members of the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service are currently in attendance at the scene.

– Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson

Welsh teenager charged with international computer crime offences

A teenager from Carmarthenshire has been charged with offences relating to international computer crimes, police have said.

Kelley was arrested following an investigation by the Tarian Regional Cyber Crime Unit. Credit: PA

Detectives said 19-year-old Daniel Mark Kelley stands accused of a denial of service (DoS) attack on a local college, two counts of blackmail and money laundering.

Kelley, from Llanelli, was charged at Belgravia Police Station in London yesterday.

Dyfed Powys Police said Kelley was arrested following an investigation by the Tarian Regional Cyber Crime Unit.

Referring to the charges, a force spokesman added Kelley is alleged to have carried out a DoS attack on sixth-form college Coleg Sir Gar - which later affected submissions of coursework and the administration of examinations.

He also stands accused of blackmailing two people working for firms in Australia and Canada as well as money laundering.

Kelley has been bailed ahead of a court appearance at Westminster Magistrates' Court next month.

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Man dies after being hit by a train in Carmarthenshire

A man has died after being hit by a train near Pembrey and Burry Port station early this morning.

British Transport Police were called to the scene at 3.30am this morning and were assisted by a paramedic and two emergency ambulances.

Pembrey and Burry Port station. Credit: Google Street View

BTP officers attended with colleagues from the Central Wales Ambulance Service and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

We are now working to identify the man and inform his family.

The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious, and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

– British Transport Police

One lane closed on A48 due to accident

One lane is currently blocked on the A48 Eastbound at A484 / A40 (Pensarn Roundabout) near the Pensarn Roundabout in Carmarthen.

This is due to an accident involving 3 vehicles. One lane is closed and its causing minor delays to journeys.

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