Several busy city roads were closed following a crash earlier this morning. 

Police were called at 5.10am to reports of a "collision" on the B1108 Watton Road in Norwich which has since been closed at the A47 junction to the Colney Road junction.

Colney Lane was also closed and access to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital was only possible via nearby Newmarket Road.

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Heavy traffic was reported on the roads leading off the A47 at the A11 Thickthorn roundabout as people tried to get to the hospital and into the city.

People who had hospital appointments were urged to leave more time for their journeys.

Several First Bus Norwich services were diverted or terminated early due to the closures, including the Park & Ride, 26, 21 and 21A.

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Norwich Bus Updates on Twitter/X reported that Konect Bus services 3 and 4 were diverting via the A47 to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital and then via Newmarket Road.

First Bus services 510 and 511 were also on diversion.

Bus services across the "majority" of the city have been affected by the extended road closures, First Bus added.