A 57-year-old man remains in police custody following yesterday’s road accident on the A40 Broad Oak crossroads between Llandeilo and Dryslwyn.

Police have confirmed that a man, who hasn’t been named, has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by driving.

The incident took place shortly before 6pm on Thursday, July 21, when a grey Toyota Hilux which was towing a trailer and travelling towards Carmarthen collided with a blue Mercedes A class, which was travelling towards Llandeilo.

Fire, police, ambulance and air ambulance crews attended the scene and it has been confirmed that a woman had to be cut free from a vehicle by fire crews using specialist cutting gear.

Wales Air Ambulance reached the scene at 6.50pm and following critical care treatment from their on-board consultant and a critical care practitioner, the woman was conveyed to the University Hospital of Wales by road ambulance.

It is understood she has sustained severe leg and abdominal injuries as a result of the impact.

 The road from Dryslwyn crossroads to the Broad Oak crossroads remained closed throughout the evening and was re-opened at 12.30am today (Friday).

Anyone with information or dash cam footage of the collision or the vehicles before the collision is asked to contact officers from the Dyfed-Powys Police serious collision investigation unit, either online at https://bit.ly/DPPContactOnline, by emailing 101@dyfed-powys.police.uk, or by calling 101.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111, or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org. quoting reference: DP-20220721-336.