South West Wales

A465 Resolven crash: Man, 45, dies after lorry hits van


One man died and two others were injured after a crash between a lorry and a van on the A465 at Resolven, near Neath.

The incident happened at about 15:40 BST on Thursday when the lorry, travelling northbound, went through the central reservation and hit the van.

Police say the 45-year-old van driver was from Maesteg and died at the scene.

A passenger in the van and the lorry driver were taken to Morriston Hospital in Swansea for treatment.

The road was closed for about eight hours while investigations were carried out.

The victim's next of kin and coroner has been informed.

South Wales Police has appealed for witnesses to the crash to come forward by contacting the South Wales Police serious collision investigation unit on 101 or Crimstoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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