Police called to car crashes around Norwich following heavy downpour
20:57 04 August 2012
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Police were called to a spate of car crashes around Norwich on Saturday afternoon following a heavy downpour.
Officers were called to the A47 near the Thickthorn roundabout at 3.20pm after a car spun off the road.
One lane in the west-bound direction was blocked following the accident, causing long tailbacks.
Magdalen Road in Norwich, was partially blocked both ways at Marlborough Road at 1.45pm after an accident between a car and a motorbike.
On Hellesdon Road in Norwich, a Renault Clio overturned shortly before 2.30pm, blocking the road between Marl Pit Lane and Low Road.
At 3pm fire crews from Earlham and Carrow put out a car blaze on the A47 slip road by Costessey.