Road clear after deer partially blocks A47 Acle Straight

PUBLISHED: 09:25 29 May 2015 | UPDATED: 09:25 29 May 2015

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

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Traffic is returning to normal after a deer blocked the A47 Acle Straight this morning.

There was heavy traffic coastbound between the Halvergate turning and the Vauxhall roundabout because of the animal, which was hit by a vehicle.

Norfolk police sent a message from their Twitter account at about 7.35am warning drivers there may be delays.

The tweet said: “#A47 Acle police on route to highjway obstruction please be aware of possible delays #norfolkroads”

A spokesperson for the force said that the road has now been cleared.

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