Four people were taken to hospital after a serious crash on the A48 last night.

The three vehicle collision happened at around 8.30pm on Monday night.

The two cars and a heavy goods vehicle collided on the westbound stretch of the A48 between Cross Hands and Llanddarog.

Two females were trapped at the scene and had to be released by firefighters and paramedics.

A further two people were also injured, and all four casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance.

Fire crews from Carmarthen and Tumble were called to the crash at 8.33pm on Monday and were in attendance for almost two hours.

The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed that they were notified of the crash by Dyfed-Powys Police, and that they sent a total of six vehicles to the scene.

The crash caused travel disruption between Swansea and Carmarthen as the westbound carriageway of the A48 was shut between the Cross Hands roundabout and the Foelgastell junction.

The full extent of the injuries suffered in the crash is not known at this time.