The family of a taxi driver who died in a crash earlier this month have paid tribute to him.

Ieuan Evans, who was a well-known taxi driver in the Ammanford area, was involved in a crash on the B4310 Drefach to Porthyrhyd road on Sunday, October 17 at around 1.05pm.

A silver Ford Kuga and a Yamaha motorcycle were the vehicles involved in the collision.

Sadly, 60-year-old Ieuan, who was riding the motorcycle, died at the scene. Next of kin have been advised and are being supported by specialist officers.

The following tribute has been provided by Ieuan's family.

"Tragically, on Sunday, October 17, Ieuan Evans died as a result of a road accident in Drefach.

"Beloved husband of Elizabeth and devoted father to Matthew, he will be greatly missed by all his family.

"Ieuan was a well known taxi driver in the Ammanford area who had recently retired - he was a keen 'biker' and had many friends in the biker community.

"He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. The family would like to thank the emergency services who attended to Ieuan at the scene of the collision. Funeral details to be announced."

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Quote reference: DP-20211017-159.