Major incident declared after 52-seater bus crashes on a bridge
Major incident declared after 52-seater bus crashes on a bridge with ‘many passengers’ suffering injuries and driver ‘severely’ trapped
A 52-seater bus crashed on a bridge in Pembrokeshire today as a major incident was declared with ‘many passengers’ suffering injuries and a driver trapped.
The crash happened at about 2.20pm this afternoon on the Cleddau Bridge, which carries the A477 road over the River Cleddau between Neyland and Pembroke Dock.
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue said crews were responding to a ‘road traffic collision involving one 52-seater bus and a private motor vehicle’.
Firefighters said many of the bus passengers were suffering with various injuries, with crews working to extract one driver who was trapped as well as giving first aid.
Dyfed-Powys Police said the A477 between Pembroke Dock and Haverfordwest was shut in both directions at the Cleddau Bridge. People were urged to avoid the area.
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Cleddau Bridge carries the A477 road over the River Cleddau in Pembrokeshire (file image)
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