Road closed after car crashes into house

Emergency services were called in after a car crashed into house in London Road, Dereham. Picture: A

Emergency services were called in after a car crashed into house in London Road, Dereham. Picture: Abigail Nicholson - Credit: Archant

An air ambulance has been called to the centre of a town after a car crashed into a house.

Emergency services were called in after a car crashed into house in London Road, Dereham. Picture: A

Emergency services were called in after a car crashed into house in London Road, Dereham. Picture: Abigail Nicholson - Credit: Archant

Norfolk police were called to reports of a Citroën car hitting a house on London Road in Dereham at 11.31am on Monday.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue crews from Dereham, Carrow and Watton all attended the incident to help free a woman from her car and make the scene safe.

An ambulance and an air ambulance were called to treat the woman.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance landed on the nearby Recreation Ground.

Norfolk police were called to reports of a Citroën car crashing into a house on London Road in Dereh

Norfolk police were called to reports of a Citroën car crashing into a house on London Road in Dereham at 11.31am on Monday, August 10. Picture: ollyhillphotography - Credit: Archant


You may also want to watch:


Norfolk Police closed the road in both directions and said it will remain closed for “some time”.

They urged motorists to avoid the area.

Most Read

A man, who was in the Market Place when the incident happened said he heard a ‘big bang’ before emergency services arrived.

He said: “I heard a big bang and was wondering what it was.

Norfolk police were called to reports of a Citroën car crashing into a house on London Road in Dereh

Norfolk police were called to reports of a Citroën car crashing into a house on London Road in Dereham at 11.31am on Monday, August 10. Picture: ollyhillphotography - Credit: Archant

“All of a sudden there were emergency services everywhere, there were at least four ambulances and seven police cars.

“The car was wedged right into the corner of the building.

“It’s a terrible accident, I wave at the couple that live in there when they are walking their dogs. I hope they are okay.”

Emergency services were called in after a car crashed into house in London Road, Dereham. Picture: A

Emergency services were called in after a car crashed into house in London Road, Dereham. Picture: Abigail Nicholson - 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