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Severe A11 delays after four vehicles collide while passing another crash

PUBLISHED: 12:05 25 July 2019 | UPDATED: 16:09 25 July 2019

There have been two crashes on the A11 at Thickthorn. Picture Twitter/SouthNorfolkPolice.

There have been two crashes on the A11 at Thickthorn. Picture Twitter/SouthNorfolkPolice.

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Four vehicles have crashed on the A11 as they passed another collision on the road.

There are delays and heavy traffic on the A47. Photo: @ThickthornRoundThere are delays and heavy traffic on the A47. Photo: @ThickthornRound

There were long delays on the A11 at Thickthorn following the two separate crashes this morning.

Police were initially called to a two vehicle crash on the road but South Norfolk police said on Twitter that "another four vehicles collided while passing the scene, causing another RTC".

They added: "Please drive with care, maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front and keep your eyes on the road."

Norfolk Constabulary later confirmed: "Police were called at 8.59am to a four Vehicle RTC on the A11 near Hethersett on the approach to Thickthorn.

There are delays and heavy traffic on the A11 near Thickthorn. Photo: ArchantThere are delays and heavy traffic on the A11 near Thickthorn. Photo: Archant

"At present it seems that no one is seriously injured, the road will be reopened when vehicles have been removed and it is safe."

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