Busy West Norfolk road closed after crash involving several vehicles

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Emergency services are currently at the scene of a crash on the A1101 in West Norfolk involving multiple vehicles. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2014

A road has reopened after being closed for more than five hours following a crash involving several vehicles.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, Cambridge Fire Service, the police and ambulance service all attended the incident which happened on the A1101 in Emneth.

The A1101 at Emneth is currently closed due to an RTC. 

The A1101 at Emneth is currently closed due to an RTC. - Credit: Google Maps

The road was blocked between Outwell and Elm Hall for around six hours with police asking people to avoid the area. 

It is understood the crash involved five cars, two Ford Fiestas, a Ford Focus, a Hyundai and a Mercedes, with five people injured, two seriously.

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A spokesperson for Norfolk Constabulary said officers were alerted to the crash by a member of the public at 9.26am on Sunday, May 2, and arrived shortly afterwards at 9.41am.

They said two people were trapped in a vehicle.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to Outwell road following reports of a crash involving multiple vehicles at 9.30am. 

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A spokesperson for the service said four crews were sent to the scene.

The road was reopened at 3.30pm.

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