A motorcyclist was airlifted from Brynamman to Cardiff after sustaining 'serious injuries' in a crash on the Black Mountain.

The single-vehicle incident occurred on Thursday, June 23, when the motorcycle collided with a fence on the Black Mountain road, Brynamman.

Police officers attended the scene and closed the road for around three and a half hours, while Wales Air Ambulance also attended and airlifted him to the University Hospital of Wales.

He was airlifted after receiving critical care treatment from Wales Air Ambulance crew.

A spokesperson from Dyfed-Powys Police said: “At approximately 1.30pm yesterday (Thursday, June 23), a single motorcycle road traffic collision was reported on the A4069 Black Mountain road.  

“The motorcycle had collided with a fence, and the male rider had sustained serious injuries.

“Air Ambulance attended the scene, and the casualty was conveyed to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

“The road was closed, but re-opened at approximately 5pm.”


A Wales Air Ambulance spokesperson added: “I can confirm that Wales Air Ambulance attended an incident on Thursday, June 23 near Brynamman.

“Our Dafen-based crew were mobile at 1.29pm and arrived at scene at 1.41pm.

"Following critical care treatment from our on-board consultant and critical care practitioner, we escorted the patient to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff in a road ambulance.

“Our involvement concluded at 5.28pm.”