A47 crash: driver critical, man arrested

A man is critically ill in hospital after a road accident on the A47 near Norwich this morning .The man was cut free from his Fiat Punto by firefighters and taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital after the crash on a slip road leading from the westbound carriageway to the Thickthorn interchange shortly after 5am.

A man is critically ill in hospital after a road accident on the A47 near Norwich this morning .

The man was cut free from his Fiat Punto by firefighters and taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital after the crash on a slip road leading from the westbound carriageway to the Thickthorn interchange shortly after 5am.

The car was in a collision with a red Sherpa minibus carrying 15 people. The driver of the minibus was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.