POLICE have officially announced the tragic outcome of today’s devastating traffic accident on the Cleddau Bridge in Pembrokeshire.
This incident unfolded shortly before 2:15 pm this afternoon, on Tuesday, September 5th, when a 52-passenger coach collided with a car.
A swift response from various emergency services occurred within minutes, including personnel from Dyfed-Powys Police, fire brigades from Pembroke Dock, Haverfordwest, Milford Haven, Narberth, and Tenby, along with five emergency ambulances.
By the evening, at around 7:15 pm, Dyfed Powys Police sadly confirmed that one individual had lost their life in the collision.
In a statement, the police remarked, “Regrettably, one person has succumbed to their injuries.”
The family of the deceased has been informed and is receiving support from law enforcement.
Following the accident, one person was transported to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff via the Wales Air Ambulance, while nine others were conveyed to Withybush General Hospital using ambulances and police vehicles.
Police have indicated that the severity of their injuries varies.
The A477 road remains inaccessible between the Honeyborough roundabout and the Pembroke roundabout, and commuters are urged to seek alternative routes.