Wed. Aug 10th, 2022

A child dies in a crash at the Heol Goffa junction in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, South Wales, with a woman in a separate car arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving

A child dies in a car accident in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales
A child dies in a car accident in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales

A child has died in a two-car accident in Wales, with a woman arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving.

The smashing took place at the Heol Goffa Crossroads in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, South Wales, around 9pm on Friday night.

It involved a blue 3-series BMW and a blue Vauxhall Vectra.

One child died in the tragedy, but no one else was injured, Wales Online reports.

The child is not currently named, but police have confirmed that he died as a result of injuries in the accident.

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Specialist officers from Dyfed-Powys Police are currently providing support to the family involved.

A woman traveling in a separate car for the child has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody.

A spokeswoman for Dyfed-Powys Police said: “A woman has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving following a fatal collision at the Heol Goffa crossroads in Llanelli.

“The incident, which involved a blue 3-series BMW and a blue Vauxhall Vectra, happened around 9pm yesterday (Friday, October 8).







“Unfortunately, a child died as a result of the injuries they sustained in the collision. Special police officers provide support to their family.

“The arrested woman was traveling in a separate car to the child. She remains in police custody at this time. There were no other injured.”

Anyone with information that can help officers with their investigation can report it online here or by sending an email to 101@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101 with reference to DP-20211008- 415.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org.

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