South West Wales

M4 near Swansea reopens after cattle trailer overturns

Traffic on the M4

A four-vehicle crash which left a trailer overturned and cattle on the M4 near Swansea has caused early morning tailbacks.

The motorway was closed in both directions between junction 45 at Ynysforgan and 46 at Llangyfelach after the crash at about 06:20 GMT.

A second crash happened after a vehicle hit one of the cows.

Both carriageways have now reopened and traffic is easing, according to Traffic Wales.

It added the cattle were no longer on the road.

South Wales Police said nobody was badly hurt in the crashes.

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