A47 reopens after crash involving four vehicles

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Welney. Picture Archant Library.

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Welney. Picture Archant Library. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

The A47 has reopened after it was shut earlier this morning after a crash in west Norfolk.

The road was shut between Station Road in Middleton and Gayton Road in East Winch, following a crash.

The crash involved four cars and one of them had gone into a field, although police said nobody was seriously injured.

Firefighters and police were called to the crash at just after 5.15am today.

The crash involved a Nissan X-Trail Tekna, a Seat Ibiza, a white Mercedes and a tractor.


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Police said two people suffered minor injuries.

First buses apologised to customers waiting for the 7.15am Norwich to King's Lynn X1 service, which did not run because of the crash.

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The road had reopened by 7.45am, although traffic was moving slowly.

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