A47 Acle Straight blocked between Great Yarmouth and Acle because of crash at Halvergate junction

The scene of the crash near the Halvergate bend, taken from a passing X1 bus. Photo: George Ryan

The scene of the crash near the Halvergate bend, taken from a passing X1 bus. Photo: George Ryan - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to a rush hour crash on the Acle Straight.

Police have closed the A47 at the Acle roundabout heading into Great Yarmouth. Photo: George Ryan

Police have closed the A47 at the Acle roundabout heading into Great Yarmouth. Photo: George Ryan - Credit: Archant

The police and ambulance service were called at about 5.20pm.

Firefighters from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston also went to the scene and helped to get casualties from their vehicles following the crash.

Queues snaked back to Great Yarmouth. First buses tweeted that services X1 and X11 were being disrupted because of the crash and delays were expected throughout the evening.

The road had reopened by 7.45pm.


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