Drivers urged to take extra care on Norfolk’s roads following a spate of crashes

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Drivers are being urged to take extra care on Norfolk's roads this morning after the emergency services have been called out to a number of crashes.

A Norfolk police spokesman said: 'Emergency Services have been called to numerous reports of road traffic collisions across the county. This is due to icy road conditions.

'Drivers are being asked to take extra care.'

In King's Lynn police, fire, and ambulance services were all called to a road traffic collision on Pullover Road at 12.45pm.

Emergency services were also at the scene of a four-vehicle crash on Outwell Road in West Walton, near Emneth.

The incident happened just before noon.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue said no one had been trapped in their vehicles following the collision.

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Earlier today there were accidents in the Bixley and Hingham areas, while two vehicles were involved in a crash on the Fakenham Road at Attlebridge just before 9.30am.

Two fire crews - from Earlham and Sprowston - attended and helped one person out of a vehicle. The East of England Ambulance Service was also called to the incident.

There was a single-vehicle crash on the B1108 at Bawburgh just before 9am. Three fire crews - from Earlham, Carrow and Sprowston - attended.

Shortly before this, at about 8.50am, there was a single-vehicle crash on Rollesby Road at Fleggburgh to which two fire crews - from Acle and Martham - were sent.

At about 8.10am there was crash at New Road in Acle. One fire crew from Acle went to the scene.

Earlier in the morning, just before 7am, two fire crews from Thetford were called to a crash on the A1066 at Shadwell.

There was also a collision on the B1108 at Wicklewood at 5.30am to which fire crews from Attleborough and Watton were sent.

Soon after midnight, at about 00.30am, there was a crash on the A149 at Thornham. One fire crew from Hunstanton attended.