A MOTORIST was taken to hospital after he almost crashed into a Greggs store in Powys on Tuesday.

The motorist, driving what looked like a black people carrier-type vehicle, collided with two other vehicles outside Greggs, next to the Texaco garage on Station Road, Llanelwedd, just outside Builth Wells, at around 4.30pm on Tuesday.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were dispatched to the incident – with police confirming the three vehicles involved were a black Audi A4, blue Renault Kangoo and a black Seat Altea.

Dyfed Powys Police said in a statement: “Police were called to a report of a road traffic collision at 4.30pm on Tuesday, May 14.

“A car collided with two parked vehicles in a car park on Station Road, Builth Wells.


“The male driver of the car was taken to hospital by ambulance as a precaution.”

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MWWFRS) said local firefighters responded.

“At 4.25pm on Tuesday, May 14, the Builth Wells crew was called to an incident on Station Road in Builth Wells,” said a spokesperson.

“Crew members responded to a road traffic collision involving three private motor vehicles; all occupants of the vehicles were out on the crew’s arrival.

County Times:  The incident happened in the car park outside Greggs in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells. The incident happened in the car park outside Greggs in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells. (Image: Google Street View)

“The crew assisted ambulance service personnel with casualty care and made the scene safe by moving one of the vehicles. 

“Dyfed Powys Police were also in attendance. The crew left the scene at 5.29pm.”

The vehicle had come to a stop at the entrance to the Greggs store, which adjoins the Texaco filling station, having just emerged from the nearby Asda service station.