Man arrested after car carrying a young child crashes into three stationary vehicles in Billingford

A man has been left homeless after his caravan was set alight. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

A man has been left homeless after his caravan was set alight. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested after crashing into two cars and a van in a mid Norfolk village.

The accident happened on the Main Road in Billingford, near Dereham, just after 9pm on Saturday, April 15.

A five-year-old child was also involved in the incident.

Inspector Jerry Wright, duty inspector of Norfolk Police Control room, said officers were called after a Chevrolet Kalos crashed into a Toyota MR2 Convertible, Vauxhall Vivaro and Fiat Scudo van.

He confirmed they arrested the driver of the Chevrolet, a 54-year-old man, at the scene for failing to do a breath test.

The driver was taken to a police investigation centre.

Insp Wright said a five-year-old child was in the Chevrolet at the time of the crash but did not need to be taken to hospital.

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There were no people in the three stationary vehicles.

Paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service Trust were called as well as firefighters from Reepham and Dereham.

The road was not closed because of the crash.

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