A47 reopens after crash at East Winch near King’s Lynn

The East Anglian Air Ambulance. Picture: James Bass

The East Anglian Air Ambulance. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2016

The A47 has reopened after a crash involving a car and a lorry.

A man was taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg and chest pains after the collision this afternoon Monday, May 8.

The A47 was closed in both directions for around three hours following the crash, which happened near the church in East Winch just before 12.30pm.

An East of England Ambulance spokesman said that an ambulance crew, ambulance officer, and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were sent to a report of a man who was trapped.

'They treated a man, believed to be in his 60s, who has a suspected broken leg and chest pain,' he said.

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Police spokesman said specialist roads policing officers had visited the scene of the crash to conduct enquiries.

The road was closed between King's Lynn and Swaffham. Buses were unable to reach Middleton or East Winch.

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