Man arrested after woman dies following A40 collision

Thursday 21st April 2022 11:48 am
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Police are appealing for anyone with information or dash cam footage to come forward (Dyfed-Powys Police )

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A 41-year-old man has been arrested after a woman died following a road traffic collision on Good Friday afternoon.

The two-vehicle collision occurred just after 4.30pm on Friday, April 15 on the A40 between Glangrwyney and Bwlch.

The vehicles involved were a blue Mini Cooper and a white Triumph Daytona motorcycle. The female rider of the motorcycle sadly died at the scene.

A spokesperson for the police force said: “Dyfed-Powys Police attended a two vehicle road traffic collision which occurred just after 4.30pm on Friday, April 15 2022 on the A40 between Glangrwyney and Bwlch.

“The two vehicles involved were a blue Mini Cooper and a white Triumph Daytona motorcycle.

“Sadly, the female rider of the motorcycle died at the scene. Next of kin have been advised.

“A 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been released under investigation pending further police inquiries.”

Crews from the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust were supported by the Wales Air Ambulance, who also attended the scene.

A spokesperson for the ambulance service said: “We were called at approximately 4.30pm on Friday 15 April to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle on Brecon Road in Crickhowell.

“We sent three rapid response cars and an emergency ambulance to the scene, where crews were also supported by a Wales Air Ambulance.”

The road was closed for approximately 12 hours following the incident, reopening shortly before 3am on April 16.

Anyone with information, or anyone with dash cam footage, that could help officers with their investigation is asked to report it to Dyfed-Powys Police, either online at: https://bit.ly/DPPContactOnline, by emailing [email protected], or by calling 101.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908.

Quote reference: DP-20220415-529.

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