Wales

M4 motorway closed by flock of sheep near Bridgend

Sheep on M4 near Bridgend on Friday
Image caption Police mounted rolling road blocks to slow traffic

The M4 was closed in both directions for a time near Bridgend on Friday morning after sheep got onto the carriageway.

South Wales Police were called to the motorway near Sarn, Bridgend, at Junction 36.

Officers carried out a rolling road closure to slow down traffic while the sheep were removed.

A spokesman said the initial call came at 08:45 BST and by 09:20 three or four sheep were walking along motorway.

The M4 was back to normal by 09:50 BST and there were no accidents.

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