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Norfolk road closed after vehicle rolls and hits telegraph pole

PUBLISHED: 09:03 05 December 2018 | UPDATED: 09:25 05 December 2018

A road has been closed following a crash in Swaffham. Picture: James Bass

A road has been closed following a crash in Swaffham. Picture: James Bass

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A road was closed after a vehicle rolled and hit a telegraph pole following a crash in Swaffham.

Norfolk Police tweeted that South Pickenham Road in Swaffham was closed due to a crash on Tuesday, December 4.

A spokesman in the force control room said the crash, which happened at about 4pm, involved a single vehicle which rolled, hit a power line and left it hanging low.

The driver of the vehicle received minor bumps and bruises as a result of the crash.

Engineers from BT were called to fix telegraph lines.

The Highways Agency closed the road while the work was carried out.

Motorists travelling in the area were advised to find alternative routes.

The road re-opened at 10.30pm.


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