Mid Wales

Powys van crash closes A470 trunk road in Powys

The main A470 trunk road remained closed near Brecon in Powys on Thursday after a van driver was airlifted to hospital.

The incident between Libanus and Brecon took place just before 16:30 BST.

The vehicle left the road, hitting a tree. Two fire crews used hydraulic cutting gear to free the injured driver, whose condition remains unknown.

Diversions were in force on Thursday evening, via Defynnog and Sennybridge.

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