Two lorries crash on A47 at Scarning

The A47 is closed at Scarning after a serious crash involving two lorries. Picture: Ian Burt

The A47 is closed at Scarning after a serious crash involving two lorries. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Police have closed the A47 at Scarning following a crash between two lorries.

https://twitter.com/NorfolkPolice/status/958988625626181634

Police have closed the A47 at Scarning following a crash between two lorries.

Emergency services were called to the straight section of the A47 shortly before 8.30am today to reports of an accident.

Norfolk Fire Service dispatched three fire engines to the scene and the East of England Ambulance Service confirmed two ambulances were sent, along with support vehicles and the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

The road is closed in both directions and motorists are being advised to avoid the area.

https://twitter.com/HighwaysEAST/status/958998777976836098

You may also want to watch:


Police said the road is likely to be closed 'for some time' and Highways England have said the normal road conditions are expected sometime between 13:30 and 13:45.

• Updates to follow

CHECK OUR LIVE TRAFFIC MAP BEFORE YOU TRAVEL

Most Read

The A47 is closed at Scarning after a serious crash involving two lorries. Picture: Ian Burt

The A47 is closed at Scarning after a serious crash involving two lorries. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to the junction with Drayton Hall Lane shortly before 8.30am today to

Emergency services were called to the junction with Drayton Hall Lane shortly before 8.30am today to reports of an accident between two lorries. Photo: Google - Credit: Archant

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter