POLICE have taken the step of imposing a partial closure on a main Swansea route following two smashes in the icy conditions.
Emergency crews were called out to Pontarddulais Road in Fforestfach at 8.38am and one person had to be taken to the city's Morriston Hospital following one of the incidents.
The situation sparked traffic chaos for motorists trying to get into Swansea along the road.
An ambulance spokeswoman said the service had been called out to a series of accidents throughout the morning.
She said: "We have had a significant amount of road traffic accidents in the Swansea area this morning.
"The incidents happened at the traffic lights near Tesco on Pontarddulais Road.
"We attended with an emergency ambulance.
"They did assess two separate incidents at the same location but we only conveyed one person to hospital.
"We received a call at 8.38am and we were on the scene at 8.43am.
"There was an accident on each side of the carriageway."