Woman taken to hospital after four-vehicle crash which blocked busy road

The Norwich-bound A146 is blocked after a crash. Photo: Live traffic map

The Norwich-bound A146 is blocked after a crash. Photo: Live traffic map - Credit: Archant

A busy road near Norwich has reopened after a four-vehicle crash.

Norfolk police advised drivers to avoid the Norwich-bound A146 at Trowse after the incident, which happened just before 8.30am on Wednesday morning.

After the incident, which happened underneath the A47 flyover, one lane towards Norwich was blocked, while traffic on the southbound stretch was also said to be slow.

But the road reopened just before 11am.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews - one each from Carrow and Earlham - to the crash, where they helped with "casualty care and scene safety".

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The ambulance service was also called and treated one woman, who was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment.

Police said injuries sustained in the crash were minor

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At the time, Fran Whymark, county and district councillor for Wroxham and parish councillor for Rackheath, warned drivers on Twitter there were "long tailbacks".

And Norwich Bus Updates warned there were "severe delays" to buses in the area.

- Check our live traffic map to help plan your route.

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