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Main road closed following serious crash

PUBLISHED: 17:15 11 December 2019 | UPDATED: 20:53 11 December 2019

Two people had to be freed from their vehicles after a collision on the A148 Holt Road at Bale, between Fakenham and Holt. Picture: Google Maps

Two people had to be freed from their vehicles after a collision on the A148 Holt Road at Bale, between Fakenham and Holt. Picture: Google Maps

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Two people had to be freed from their vehicle following a collision which has closed a main road.

Emergency services were called at around 1.15pm this afternoon following reports of a crash on the A148 Holt Road at Bale, between Fakenham and Holt.

A single fire crew from Holt and two from Fakenham were mobilised, while the East of England Ambulance Service sent three ambulances and an ambulance officer.

Assistance from the East Anglian Air Ambulance was also requested and police assisted movement of traffic in the area.

A NARS volunteer paramedic was also in attendance.

Firefighters subsequently freed two people who had been trapped in their vehicle.

As a result of injuries sustained in the collision, two women were taken to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital by road ambulance for further assessment and care.

The A148 Holt Road is currently closed in both directions while recovery of the vehicles takes place.

Police remain at the scene and are advising motorists to avoid the area.


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