Emergency services were called after a driver went off the road and fell down a 150-foot embankment.

Teams from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Dyfed Powys Police and the Welsh Ambulance Service were called out early Sunday morning after reports that a car had gone off the road at Llyn Clywedog Resevoir.

Mid and West Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that the vehicle had fallen around 150ft down an embankment.

Fortunately, the driver was still able to escape from the car and then climb up the embankment before being found and tended to by members of the emergency services. 


A spokesperson for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 7.41am the Llanidloes, Aberystwyth, Ammanford, Pontardawe and Newtown crews were called to an incident at Llyn Clywedog Reservoir.

“One private motor vehicle had left the road and had fallen approximately 150ft down an embankment.

"One casualty who was inside the vehicle had self-extricated and climbed up the embankment, the casualty was then put in the care of the paramedics on scene. 

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“Crews utilised line rescue and boat rescue at the incident, Dyfed-Powys Police were also in attendance and the incident was left with them.

“Crews left the scene at 8.23am.”

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson added the person involved was later taken to hospital for further treatment.

They said: “We were called at 7.28am yesterday (Sunday) to reports a car had left the road on the B4518, near Llyn Clywedog.

“We sent an emergency ambulance and an operations manager to the scene, and one person was taken to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.”