South West Wales

A483 Llandeilo road closed after diesel spill at Ffairfach

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A road in Carmarthenshire is closed in both directions after a fuel tanker crash caused a 2,000-litre diesel spillage, say emergency services.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to the A483 at Ffairfach, Llandeilo, at 12:33 GMT.

An environmental protection unit helped secure the lorry's diesel tank, while the Environment Agency was dealing with the spillage.

A diversion is in place for traffic between Llandeilo and Ammanford.

Traffic Wales said the road was closed between A476/Bethlehem Road (Ffairfach) and B4556 Blaenau Road/High Street (Llandybie).

Southbound traffic is advised to travel south on the A476 to Gorslas, then east on the B4297, then take the B4556 to Llandybie, with northbound traffic going in the opposite direction.

The fire service said it had left the scene at 13:00 GMT, but it is not known how soon the road will reopen.

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