Four people sustained broken bones in crash in Stoke Ferry, near Downham Market, last night

Seven people were taken to hospital following a head on crash near Downham Market.

Seven people were taken to hospital following a head on crash near Downham Market. - Credit: NARS

Police are appealing for witnesses after four people suffered serious injuries and two sustained minor injuries following a collision in Stoke Ferry, near Downham Market, last night.

It happened in Oxborough Road near the junction of the A134 around 8.20pm, when a silver foreign registered Renault Espace and a grey Suzuki Swift were in collision.

The road was closed while emergency services attended and all six occupants in the two vehicles were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn for treatment.

Four people sustained broken bones and two people suffered minor injuries.

Medics from the Norfolk Accident Rescue Service also attended.

A NARS spokesman said: 'A car containing four adults and one child was in collision with another vehicle with driver only. The Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, five ambulances, and an ambulance officer also attended.'

Fire crews from Methwold, Downham Market and Outwell were called to the scene, and one person was cut free from one of the vehicles.

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Anyone who witnessed it should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Swaffham on 101.

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