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Delays after three-vehicle crash near Downham Market

PUBLISHED: 16:09 09 April 2018 | UPDATED: 16:09 09 April 2018

Police investigate the collision between two motorbikes and a car on the A10 at Wimbotsham, which happened near to this scene. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Police investigate the collision between two motorbikes and a car on the A10 at Wimbotsham, which happened near to this scene. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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Drivers faced delays after the A10 in West Norfolk was closed for nearly nine hours following a crash.

One of the two motorbikes after a collision with a car on the A10 at Wimbotsham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYOne of the two motorbikes after a collision with a car on the A10 at Wimbotsham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Police were called to reports of a collision involving three vehicles on the A10 near Downham Market at 5.20am this morning.

Police said a black Renault Laguna and a Vauxhall Corsa were travelling along the A10 towards Downham Market and a black Kawasaki motorbike was travelling in the opposite direction towards King’s Lynn.

Police investigate the collision between two motorbikes and a car on the A10 at Wimbotsham, which happened near to this scene. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYPolice investigate the collision between two motorbikes and a car on the A10 at Wimbotsham, which happened near to this scene. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

King’s Lynn police said the road remained closed between Bexwell Roundabout and the Wimbotsham turn-off until around 2.10pm this afternoon.

An ambulance spokesman said crews treated one male patient, the rider of the motorbike, who had sustained leg and wrist fractures. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further care.

The A10 closed at Bexwell after a collision between two motorbikes and a car at Wimbotsham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYThe A10 closed at Bexwell after a collision between two motorbikes and a car at Wimbotsham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Highways were called to assist police with diversions.

Norfolk fire and rescue service said they were called to help police in Downham Market, but were stood down.

The A10 closed at Bexwell after a collision between two motorbikes and a car at Wimbotsham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYThe A10 closed at Bexwell after a collision between two motorbikes and a car at Wimbotsham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or the manner of driving/riding of either vehicle prior to the incident, should contact PC Chris Bradley at Swaffham Roads Policing by calling 101.

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