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Former Ammanford taxi driver dies in fatal motorbike accident near Drefach

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The family of 60 year-old Ieuan Evans have paid tribute to him after he was involved in a fatal road traffic collision on Sunday (17 October)

The collision between a silver Ford Kuga and a Yamaha motorcycle occurred at approximately 1.05pm on the B4310 Drefach to Porthyrhyd road in Carmarthenshire.

Dyfed Powys Police say that Mr Evans, who was riding the motorcycle involved, died at the scene. Specialist officers are supporting his next of kin.

In a statement issued through the police, Ieuan’s family paid tribute to him.

‘Tragically, on Sunday 17 October Ieuan Evans died as a result of a road accident in Drefach, Carms. 

“Beloved husband of Elizabeth and devoted father to Matthew, he will be greatly missed by all his family. 

“Ieuan was a well known taxi driver in the Ammanford area who had recently retired –  he was a keen “biker” and had many friends in the biker community. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

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“The family would like to thank the emergency services who attended to Ieuan at the scene of the collision. Funeral details to be announced.”

Dyfed Powys Police are calling for anyone who may have information that could help with their investigation of the accident to contact them online, by emailing 101@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk, or by calling 101 quoting reference DP-20211017-159.

(Lead image: Dyfed Powys Police)

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