Man taken to hospital with leg injury following two-car crash in Dereham

Station Road, outside Morrisons supermarket, in Dereham has been closed following an accident involv

Station Road, outside Morrisons supermarket, in Dereham has been closed following an accident involving two cars. Picture: BEN GORDON CHAPMAN - Credit: Archant

A man in his 70s was taken to hospital following a two-car crash in Dereham.

Station Road, outside Morrisons supermarket, in Dereham has been closed following an accident involv

Station Road, outside Morrisons supermarket, in Dereham has been closed following an accident involving two cars. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The accident happened yesterday, just after 1.30pm on Station Road, near the junction with the Morrison's supermarket.

Police, fire and ambulance attended, including two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, and a medical response car from the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity.

Station Road, Dereham crash Picture: Ben Gordon Chapman

Station Road, Dereham crash Picture: Ben Gordon Chapman - Credit: Archant

A spokesman for the Trust confirmed that a man, believed to be in his 70s, was treated for a serious leg injury and taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further care.

A woman was also treated on scene and a small section of the carriageway had to be temporarily closed. The road was reopened at 3.20pm.

The two cars involved are believed to be a black Renault Clio and a red Ford Fiesta.

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