A47 shut after sugar syrup and diesel spill following crash between lorry, tanker and car
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A six-mile stretch of the A47 is closed after a crash between a lorry, tanker and car.
Norfolk police were called to reports of a crash at Little Fransham at 10.45am on Friday, March 6.
Emergency services including the air ambulance and fire service are on the scene and the road is closed between Wendling and the McDonald's roundabout near Swaffham.
Four appliances from North and South Kings Lynn, Dereham and Massingham were called to the scene by police at 10.47.
One of the drivers has suffered serious injuries.
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There is also a significant spillage on the road of diesel and sugar syrup, which was being transported by one of the vehicles.
Norfolk police and Highways England have advised motorists to avoid the area.
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Highways England said: "Plan ahead as the road is likely to remain closed for several hours and diversion routes are lengthy."
More as it comes.