A major road near Norwich was closed following a crash involving multiple vehicles.

The A146 Loddon Road near Framingham Pigot was blocked in both directions after a crash involving two vehicles at around 12.20pm today.

According to an eyewitness, the cars ended up on the grass verge on the westbound carriageway near the Sallow Lane junction.

Eastern Daily Press: The crash happened around half past 12The crash happened around half past 12 (Image: Bruno Brown)

Police vehicles and ambulances were on the scene and reported serious injuries.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said: "Two ambulances, a critical care vehicle and an ambulance officer vehicle were sent to the scene.

"Two patients, both adult females, were transported to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further care."

The road was reopened around 2.20pm after emergency services worked to clear the obstruction.