Emergency medical assistance had to be given to people who were in a car that flipped over on a main road in Powys.

Emergency Services were called to a crash on the A483 between Llanbister and Llandrindod Wells at 4.30pm yesterday (September 18) after reports of a car flipped over on the centre of the road.

Dyfed-Powys Police secured the scene and clsed the road in both directions for several hours.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said that the crew from Llandrindod Wells crew were also called to the scene to help with the casualties in the car.


A spokesperson for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “The crew responded to a road traffic collision involving one private motor vehicle which had rolled over and was in the middle of the carriageway. 

“One casualty had self-extricated the vehicle prior to the arrival of the crew with another casualty medically trapped in the vehicle.” 

According to the service crew members managed to help release the person trapped in the vehicle by “using hydraulic cutting equipment, small tools and high-pressure air bags”. 

The spokesperson for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service added: “The casualties were treated by Ambulance Service paramedics who were also in attendance and the road was closed while the incident was ongoing.”

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A spokesperson for Dyfed-Powys Police added: “The crew made the vehicle safe before leaving at 5.51pm.

“Dyfed-Powys Police were called to a collision on the A483 between Llandewi and Llanbister at 4.35pm on Monday, September 18.

“One vehicle was found to be involved, and was on its roof. Two people were checked by ambulance staff at the scene.”

“The road was reopened by 7.50pm”