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Man dies in A40 road accident in Carmarthenshire

A man has died in a road accident on the A40 in Carmarthenshire this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the accident near Whitland roundabout at approximately 9.20am this morning.

The crash involved a Vauxhall Astra and a motorcycle.

Dyfed Powys Police has confirmed that the male motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries.

The A40 remains closed from St Clears roundabout to Penblewin roundabout, and diversions are in place so that examinations can take place.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Car and motorcycle involved in 'serious' A40 crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a 'serious' road accident between a car and a motorcycle on the A40 in Carmarthenshire.

Emergency services were called to the Whitland roundabout at about 9.20am this morning.

The road remains closed in both directions.


Police appeal after teenage girl dies in road accident

North Wales Police are asking anyone who witnessed a road traffic accident this morning in which an 18-year-old girl died to get in touch.

The accident happened at 0815 in Abergele Road, Bodelwyddan and involved a red Mercedes Box van and a white Vauxhall Corsa and a pedestrian.

The teenager girl died at the scene say police and her family have been informed. The driver of the Vauxhall Corsa sustained serious but not life threatening injuries and the van driver was arrested in connection with the collision.

Police are asking eyewitnesses to call 101 and quote reference No. P194123 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A full investigation will now take place and so I’d like to hear from anyone who was driving or walking through Bodelwyddan just after 8am this morning and witnessed the collision.

– Inspector Martin Best of the Roads Policing Unit


Four schoolchildren injured in Old Colwyn crash

A collision between a coach and two minibuses earlier resulted in four Year 8 students being admitted to hospital, North Wales Police say.

The students, who are said to be from outside the area, suffered 'minor' injuries.

The accident happened on the eastbound carriageway of the A55 at Old Colwyn close to Rainbow Bridge, at around 12.45pm.

The driver of the coach has been arrested on suspicion of careless driving and is being questioned at a local police station.