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A148 closed after serious crash

PUBLISHED: 11:09 29 July 2020 | UPDATED: 16:37 29 July 2020

Emergency services were called to a road accident on the A148 at Thursford, near Fakenham. Image: Google StreetView

Emergency services were called to a road accident on the A148 at Thursford, near Fakenham. Image: Google StreetView

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A busy road has been closed and the air ambulance called in following a serious crash in north Norfolk.

Emergency services were called to the A148 at Thursford, near Fakenham, just before 9.50am today after reports a car had left the roadside and crashed into a tree.

The NARS volunteer paramedic from Sculthorpe was first on scene.

The air ambulance was also called and the road has been closed. Two people were taken by road ambulance to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

A spokesman from the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called to Holt Road (A148) in Thursford shortly after 9.50am today to reports of a collision. We sent two ambulance officers, a rapid response vehicle, two ambulances and the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

“Crews treated two patients at the scene before transporting them by road to the Norfolk and Norwich hospital for further assessment and care.”

Police have advised motorists to avoid the area.

UPDATE: The road has since reopened, read more here.

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