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Delays on Norfolk roads after spate of crashes

PUBLISHED: 10:27 19 September 2017 | UPDATED: 15:13 19 September 2017

Picture: Archant.

Picture: Archant.

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There were a number of crashes on Norfolk’s roads this morning.

Just before 8am emergency services were called out to a two-vehicle crash at Tivetshall St Margaret.

The collision, involving a Citroën Berlingo and Audi A1, happened in Green Lane, near to the village hall, and the police and ambulance service were called to the scene along with fire crews from Long Stratton and Harleston. The ambulance service were later stood down as no-one was injured.

Shortly before 7.30am there was also a three-vehicle crash on the A140 at Horsham St Faith. The incident involved a Peugeot 307, Mercedes C Class and a Toyota Auris. The East of England Ambulance Service sent three ambulances to treat four patients. One person with chest and shoulder pain was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment and the others were discharged at the scene.

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There were also two separate incidents on the Dereham bound section of the A47 between Postwick and Trowse this morning at about 7am.

One incident involved a Ford Ka overturning just before the Trowse turn-off on the A47. The other incident close by involved three cars, an Audi, a Skoda and a Honda. Police, fire and ambulance were all called to the scene and it is understood that there are long tailbacks following the incidents. Fire crews from Carrow, Earlham and Sprowston attended. One person was taken to hospital following the first crash.

Just after 6.30am today there was also a crash on the A134 at Barnham involving a Mercedes Sprinter van and a cyclist.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance officer and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were called to the incident and treated a man in his 50s with an arm and head injury.

He was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a serious condition.

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