A male motorcyclist has died after an early morning accident involving a lorry.
It happened on the A48 Bridgend bypass on Wednesday morning, June 16.
South Wales Police said that a 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the crash. He has been taken to Queen’s Road police station in Bridgend. Live updates here.
The road has been closed since just after 6am while officers investigate at the scene. Officers said the road will be closed in both directions between the Porthcawl and Pyle roundabout “for some time” and drivers are continuing to be asked to avoid the area.
A statement from the force just after 12pm said: “The A48 remains closed in both directions between the Pyle and Porthcawl junctions. Please continue to avoid the area and plan alternative routes.”
There has been heavy traffic between Heol-Y-Splot (Stormy Down) and A4106 Bridgend Road, at the Redhill Roundabout for most of the morning.
Anyone with information about the incident should call South Wales Police on 101.