South West Wales

Llandybie, Carmarthenshire: Man hit by train badly hurt

A man in his 20s has been seriously injured after being hit by a train in Carmarthenshire.

British Transport Police (BTP) said the incident happened in the village of Llandybie, near Ammanford, on Saturday evening.

The alarm was raised shortly before 17:30 GMT, and BTP and officers from Dyfed-Powys Police attended.

Paramedics gave the man first aid at the scene and he was airlifted to hospital by police helicopter.

BTP said they received reports that a person had been struck by a train at 17:27 GMT, while Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the victim was a man.

BTP said the incident was being treated as non-suspicious.

The train involved was the 14:06 GMT Shrewsbury to Swansea Arriva Trains Wales service.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews from Ammanford to the scene.

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