Queues after two rush-hour crashes near Norwich

Picture: James Bass

Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

Roads in and around Norwich were blocked on Thursday night after two rush-hour crashes.

Queues built on the A47 into Norwich after a crash at Cringleford at 6.30pm.

It saw one lane blocked between the Dereham Road junction, in Bawburgh, and the Thickthorn Roundabout.

Emergency services were called to the scene, including Norfolk Fire and Rescue service, who sent two crews which cared for a casualty and made the scene safe.

Queues built on the A47 until the road was cleared, while more than 10 bus services were said to be disrupted.

Drivers reported an hour being added to journey times.

No-one was thought to have been injured seriously.

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It came just 15 minutes before an earlier crash, which happened on Drayton High Road at about 6.15pm.

Two fire crews were also called to that crash, where they rescued one person and helped the ambulance service.

It is not yet clear what injuries were sustained.

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