A47 reopened following three-vehicle crash at Thickthorn roundabout

The scene on the A47 westbound following the crash. Picture Ross McIntosh.

The scene on the A47 westbound following the crash. Picture Ross McIntosh. - Credit: Archant

The A47 has reopened to traffic after a crash involving three vehicles caused rush-hour delays.

Police were called to the scene at 4.05pm on Wednesday following reports of an accident involving what is believed to be a pick-up truck and two 4x4 type vehicles.

It was blocked in the Dereham bound lane at Thickthorn roundabout.

Police have confirmed the road has reopened following the removal of the vehicles from the carriageway.

There are also long delays on the A11 northbound as a result of the crash.


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The East of England Ambulance Service are in attendance and have sent two ambulances to the scene.

Norfolk Fire Service sent three crews from Carrow, Earlham and Sprowston who provided scene safety.

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Konect Bus have said there are delays to their 8 and 501 services.

The A17, meanwhile, closed at Terrington on Wednesday evening following a crash.

A man in his 30s was treated for a serious chest injury and has been flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge for further treatment.

The emergency services were called to reports of a collision between a motorcyclist and a car at around 3.50pm.

The patient taken to hospital is believed to be the motorcyclist.

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