A47 eastbound at Longwater closed due to police incident

Police closed the A47 eastbound at Longwater. Picture: Google StreetView

Police closed the A47 eastbound at Longwater. Picture: Google StreetView - Credit: Archant

The A47 eastbound at the A1074 Longwater junction has been reopened, following a fatal collision there.

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A police spokesman said: 'At 3am police attended an incident on the A47 at Longwater, along with colleagues from the ambulance service.'

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Officers have announced a woman died in a fatal collision in the incident.

The spokesman had advised motorists to avoid the area as much as possible, as long queues formed on roads around the scene.

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He said: 'The A47 eastbound is closed at the Longwater junction and all traffic is being diverted around the scene using the slip roads.

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'Heavy congestion is expected as traffic volumes increase during the course of the morning.

The road was reopened at around 12.30pm.

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Officers are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with information. They should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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