Several road crashes as drivers contend with icy conditions

Traffic negotiates the streets of Norwich as the first snow of the winter falls on Saturday night.PH

Traffic negotiates the streets of Norwich as the first snow of the winter falls on Saturday night.PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

Icy roads are believed to have contributed to a number of crashes on our region's roads overnight and this morning.

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One person was cut out of a car after a crash on the B1145 at Gayton Thorpe, near King's Lynn, at 4.50am.

The road is closed in both directions, between the B1145 and Grimston Road.

The A1066 is closed in both directions in Bressingham because of a crash involving one lorry.

Firefighters from Diss were called out after lorry crashed on High Road at about 6am. No-one was trapped.

The B1136 is partially blocked between the The Craft at Raveningham and the A146 Beccles road, because of an accident.

A car overturned on the B1113 at Catbridge Lane in Mulbarton, just before 7am, partially blocking the road.

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Fire crews were also called out to Colney, following a crash on Hethersett Lane at about 6.50am.

Another accident happened on Norwich Road in Mulbarton at about 7.10am. Firefighters made the scene safe.

Two crews of firefighters from Hethersett and Earlham were sent to a crash on Main Road in Swardeston at 7.18am, where they helped make the scene safe, and provided casualty care.