A40 re-opened following multi-vehicle accident
3:32pm Friday 1st February 2013 in News
The main A40 has now reopened both ways following a 'multi-vehicle accident' this afternoon (Friday).
Up to five vehicles are reported to have been involved in two separate collisions near to Green Bower Garage, Slebech.
The first collision at 2.20pm involved two cars, while a second collision just 100 metres down the road at 2.50pm involved two lorries.
The emergency services in attendance included two fire appliances from Haverfordwest and one from Narberth. They were returning from the first incident when they were called back to the second collision.
An ambulance rapid response vehicle arrived two minutes after the accident. An ambulance spokesman said that they have been told that no further vehicles will be required.
Traffic was very busy in and around Haverfordwest as drivers looked to avoid the area.
Roads were reported to be very busy along Freemens Way and towards Merlins Bridge and Dredgeman Hill.
Queues are were reported at the Cleddau Bridge due to high traffic volumes as drivers seeked to use alternate routes.
The A40 reopened at around 7pm.