Police investigating crash on A140 which left eight people in hospital

One of the cars being removed from the scene on the A140 near Hevingham. Picture: Antony Kelly

One of the cars being removed from the scene on the A140 near Hevingham. Picture: Antony Kelly - Credit: Archant

Eight people have been injured following a traffic crash on the A140 north of Norwich.

One of the cars being removed from the scene on the A140 near Hevingham. Picture: Antony Kelly

One of the cars being removed from the scene on the A140 near Hevingham. Picture: Antony Kelly - Credit: Archant

The collision took place at Hevingham between the Parish Road and Allison Street junctions shortly before noon.

A man is being treated at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) for chest and stomach injuries after being freed from a car by fire fighters.

Two females, two men and two children were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

A female patient received hospital treatment for chest pains

Police diverting traffic on the A140 near Hevingham. Picture: Antony Kelly

Police diverting traffic on the A140 near Hevingham. Picture: Antony Kelly - Credit: Archant

An adult and child were discharged with no injuries at the scene.

The A140 has now re-opened to traffic.

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The incident involved a Dacia Duster, VW Passat and Mitsubishi Galant. Five ambulance crews, and East Anglian Air Ambulance land ambulance attended the scene.

RTC on A140 near Hevingham.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

RTC on A140 near Hevingham.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant