Wales

Three killed in separate collisions across Wales

  • 10 August 2014
  • From the section Wales
William John Brynley Powell
Mr Powell's family said the retired hill farmer was a proud Welsh speaker with a passion for driving

Three people have died and another has been seriously injured in separate road collisions across Wales.

William John Brynley Powell, 90, of Abergwesyn, died following a two-vehicle crash on the A483 near Llandovery, Powys, at 15:55 BST on Saturday.

A woman driver was also killed in a crash on the A477 Broadmoor to Redberth road, Pembrokeshire, at 13:40 BST.

Later, a driver died in a collision on the M4 between Bridgend and Pyle.

Mr Powell's family said he was returning home from Llandovery, which he visited twice a week to have lunch and buy freshly baked bread, when the collision happened.

Three other people also injured in the incident were taken to hospital.

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses to the Pembrokeshire crash. Two people in the second vehicle were taken to hospital.

South Wales Police is also appealing for witnesses after the fatal crash on the M4, which happened at about 20:15 BST and involved a silver Toyota Avensis.

A car driver was also taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision with a heavy goods vehicle on the A4113 at Knighton, Powys, Dyfed-Powys Police said.

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