Road closed as woman is cut free from overturned car near Carmarthen
A BUSY road was closed for an hour and a half this morning while a woman was cut free from an overturned car.
Fire crews released the woman using hydraulic cutting equipment after the smash on the A485 between Peniel and Rhydargaeau at around 8.15am.
A Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said firefighters remained at the scene, near Gwalia Garage, for some time to make the car safe.
Owner of Gwalia Garage, Barry Thomas, said he believed the driver of the car was cut free.
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"The roof of the car was flattened," he added.
A Dyfed-Powys Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called to a road traffic collision on the A485 Carmarthen to Alltwalis road at 8.16 this morning involving one vehicle.
"A woman was trapped and had to be freed and was later taken to Glangwili General Hospital. The road was blocked for a time and was reopened at 9.46am."
The extent of the woman's injuries are not known.