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Railway Smash at Pantyffynnon. TWO TRAINS IN COLLISION. I At 10.30 on Monday morning, a collision took place at Pantyffynnon Station between a mineral train and a passenger train, result- ing in about 15 persons being in jured. It appears that a L. & N.W.R. goods train, loaded with minerals, &c., from Shrewsbury was proceeding on the line towards Pontar- dulais, and at the same time the 10.2 passen- ger train from Llanelly was travelling in the direction oi Pantyffynnon, and was nearing the points which lead to the Brynamman branch line. The driver and fireman of the passenger train, realising their dagger, fortu- nately jumped from the engine after shutting off steam, and thereby saved what might have been a very serious accident. The two engines plunged against each other, resulting in a huge crash, and several coaches were telescoped. All the passengers received a severe shaking, and several sustained a shock and more or less minor injuries. It is remark- able that the results were so light, having regard to the circumstances. The compart- ments of some coaches were wrecked, and it is miraculous how the occupants saved from sustaining fatal injuries. Fortunately, the G.W.R. Ambulance Detachment of Panty- ffynnon, under the efficient charge of Mr. A. Jones, quickly arrived on the scene, and the needs of the passengers were immediately attended to. Dr. D. R. Price, Ammanford, was also soon in attendance. Thanks are due to Mr. D. Owens, Dynevor Arms Hotel, Pantyffynnon, for his at kind- ness in accommodating the injured persons and providing refreshments. Credit is also due to Mr. D. Jones, stationmaster, Pantyffynnon, and his officials for the efficient manner in which they dealt with the situation, and who, through their excellent services, enabled the day's traffic to be resumed without much in- convenience and delay. Among the injured were the following:â Mr. Max Reuben, 1, Hall Street, Amman- ford, severe shock. Miss Reuben, 1, Hall Street, Ammanford, serious facial injury. Mr. Thomas Jones, Plough Inn, Bettws, shock. Mr. Morgan Morgans, Dinas Terrace, Pontardulais, injury to right leg. Priv. A. S. Meyrick, Gianyrafon Road, Pontardulais, injuries to face. Mr. John Henry Thomas, RosehiH Ter- race, Swansea, injuries to back. Priv. Thomas Owen, R.A.F., of Berllan Court, Llandovery, slight injury to face. Inspector P. N. Rees, of Llanelly, injury to face. Mr. A. Ridley, Llanelly. Guard Esmond, of Llandovery, who was 01 duty on the passenger train, also sus- tained a severe shock. Some other passengers suffered from slight shock as a result of the collision. The incident attracted a large crowd of people, the noise of the impast being heard some distance away.

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