Overturned car closes A47 at Middleton, near King’s Lynn

The scene of the crash on the A47 at Middelton. Picture: David Freezer

The scene of the crash on the A47 at Middelton. Picture: David Freezer - Credit: Archant

The A47 has now reopened fully in both directions after a car overturned at Middleton, close to King's Lynn, partially closing the road.

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Police were called at 1.30pm to the incident which involved a red Peugeot 107.

The female driver, believed to be in her 70s, was trapped in the car and had to be freed by firefighters from King's Lynn.

The East of England Ambulance Service dispatched a rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer and ambulance..

An off-duty paramedic was also on scene.

The scene of the crash on the A47 at Middelton. Picture: David Freezer

The scene of the crash on the A47 at Middelton. Picture: David Freezer - Credit: Archant


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The woman was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, for further care but her condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

The A47 was partially closed between the A10 and A1122 but was reopened at 3.05pm.

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