Crash causes closure of Norwich street

Magdalen Road has been closed after an accident. Picture by Pete Raven.

Magdalen Road has been closed after an accident. Picture by Pete Raven. - Credit: Archant

Part of a Norwich street has been closed following an accident.

Norfolk Police have closed part of Magdalen Street after an accident tonight (Thursday).

An eyewitness told this newspaper two vehicles were involved in the crash, which happened close to The Whalebone Pub near Sewell Park.

They said both the vehicles' windscreens were smashed.

The road was still closed by 11.15pm.


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Elsewhere tonight two fire crews extinguished a vehicle that caught fire between Gorleston and Great Yarmouth.

The incident happened on the A143 (Beccles Road) near the Church Lane Junction at around 9.35pm.

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Crews from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston fire stations used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire, and officers from Norfolk Police were also at the scene.

And there were delays to travel on the A11 and A47 at Thickthorn roundabout because of a spillage.

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