Motorist crashes 30m down riverbank near Llanelli

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Image caption The crash happened just west of Furnace

An elderly motorist is in hospital after his car veered off a road and fell 20-30m down a riverbank.

The incident happened at 08.50 BST on Sunday in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire.

Emergency crews were called to the scene, near Pant Hywel Farm on the B4308 Trimsaran Road at Furnace.

After leaving the road, the man's car fell down a steep drop along an embankment and came to a stop by a stream in woodland.

Firefighters from Mid and West Wales fire service initially asked for a rope team but paramedics were able to move the man on to a spinal board and take him to hospital.