South West Wales

Inquiry over woman's M4 slip road death continues

Traffic at junction 48 of the M4 Image copyright Traffic Wales
Image caption Traffic was queuing back to junction 48 of the M4 at Hendy following the slip road closure

An police investigation into the death of a woman who was struck by a lorry on a motorway slip road near Swansea on Thursday is continuing.

The woman suffered fatal injuries in the incident at Llangyfelach on the eastbound M4 at around 04:00 BST.

The carriageway was closed for several hours while emergency services attended the scene.

Morning commuters faced delays of up to an hour as a five-mile tail back built up and traffic was diverted.

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