ONE person was taken to hospital by air ambulance following a collision on the main A487 cost road north of Cardigan yesterday evening (Monday, May 18).

Emergency services were called to the scene between Blaenporth and Tanygroes at around 5pm following a collision between a van and a motorcycle.

Police closed the road for a couple of hours and the Wales Air Ambulance was called in to ferry one person to hospital in Swansea. The casualty’s condition is unknown.

A police spokesperson said: “Dyfed-Powys Police received a call just after 5pm on reporting a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A487 near Blaenporth, Cardigan.

“The vehicles involved were a blue Renault Kangoo van and a Honda motorcycle.”

A spokesperson for the Wales Ambulance service added: “We responded with two emergency ambulances and the Wales Air Ambulance. One patient was conveyed to Swansea’s Morriston hospital by air for further treatment.”

A Wales Air Ambulance spokesperson said: "Our crew was mobile at 5.18pm and arrived on scene at 5.35pm.

"Following treatment from our on-board consultant and critical care practitioner, we airlifted the patient to Morriston Hospital, leaving the scene at 6.30pm and arriving at the hospital at 18.55pm."