Motorists stop to LIFT car off casualty in collision at Hempton

RTC on A1065 with assistance from East Anglia Air Ambulance (Picture: N&S Roads Policing)

RTC on A1065 with assistance from East Anglia Air Ambulance (Picture: N&S Roads Policing) - Credit: Archant

Motorists lifted a car from atop a casualty near Fakenham yesterday as the police and air ambulance rushed to the scene.

Emergency services responded to a road traffic collision on the A1065 at Hempton at around 4.50pm on Friday afternoon, and recovery work lasted more than three hours.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance also landed at the scene.

One fire appliance from Fakenham attended to make the scene safe and assisted the ambulance with casualty care.

Fakenham response officer PC Jon Parker later took to social media to prise motorists who had been first to stop at the scene.


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'A massive shout out to the motorists who stopped to LIFT A CAR off the casualty prior to my arrival,' he said. 'Bravo.'

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