Emergency services attend traffic collision on A47 in Scarning

The crash at the A47 in Scarning. Picture: Kevin J Murphy @1969DalyBoy

The crash at the A47 in Scarning. Picture: Kevin J Murphy @1969DalyBoy - Credit: Archant

The A47 at Scarning has reopened after a serious two-vehicle crash on Friday afternoon.

The crash on the A47 at Scarning on Friday, May 5. Picture: Kevin J Murphy @1969DalyBoy

The crash on the A47 at Scarning on Friday, May 5. Picture: Kevin J Murphy @1969DalyBoy - Credit: Archant

Officers were called shortly before 3pm to reports of a collision involving a car and lorry on Grange Road at the junction of Manor Road.

The East of England Ambulance Service said two ambulances were dispatched to the scene, as well as a rapid response vehicle and an air ambulance from the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

It is not clear what injuries were suffered, or how many people were involved.

Fire crews from Dereham, Carrow and Swaffham attended, where they made the scene safe.


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The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident, but had reopened by 9.15pm.

Diversions were put in place.

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