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Fatal Accidents at Blaencwm

Mr Rhys, coroner, held an inquest on Saturday, at Treherbert, on the body of William Woodward, 22 years of age, who died from injuries received by being crushed between contractor’s wagons in the Swansea Bay Railway Tunnel, Blaenycwm. A verdict of “Accidential death” was returned.

An inquiry was also held at the same place into the death of William Howells, labourer, who received fatal injuries by being crushed between coal trucks at the Fernhill Collier siding. A similar verdict was returned.

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