South West Wales

Pedestrian dies in M4 slip road crash near Swansea

Traffic at junction 48 of the M4 Image copyright Traffic Wales
Image caption Traffic was queuing back to junction 48 of the M4 at Hendy following the slip road closure

A woman reported to have been walking on the slip road of the M4 at Swansea, dies following a collision.

The woman suffered fatal injuries in the incident involving a lorry at Llangyfelach at around 04:00 BST.

The eastbound carriageway of the M4 was closed for several hours resulting in long delays for commuter traffic on Thursday morning.

The road was closed until 09:00 BST causing a five-mile tail back along the M4 eastbround.

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