South West Wales

Twelve vehicles in M4 crashes in Neath Port Talbot cleared

A series of crashes involving 12 vehicles which brought a stretch of the M4 to a standstill have been cleared.

Two lanes of the motorway's westbound section between Baglan and Fabian Way in Swansea were blocked after the incidents just before 08:00 GMT on Thursday.

One crash involved six vehicles and caused tailbacks to stretch to junction 37 at Pyle.

South Wales Police said no injuries were reported.

All vehicles were cleared from the carriageways shortly after 09:00 GMT, and cameras show traffic has now returned to normal in the area.

The first incident happened at 07:50 GMT and involved four cars near the junction 41 turn-off for Swansea's Fabian Way.

Shortly afterwards, six cars crashed on the M4 and brought traffic to a standstill.

As traffic officers dealt with both incidents, a further crash happened involving two cars.

An earlier incident on the A4232 Ely link road, southbound between Culverhouse Cross and Leckwith, in Cardiff, has also been cleared.

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