Three-vehicle crash on A47

A view of the three-vehicle road traffic collision on the A47, between the Longwater and Easton roun

A view of the three-vehicle road traffic collision on the A47, between the Longwater and Easton roundabouts, on April 8. Picture: DAVY LOWRY - Credit: DAVY LOWRY

Part of the A47 was partially blocked off after a three-vehicle crash.

The collision, which involved two cars and a van, happened at 1.35pm on Sunday April 8.

It took place on the Dereham-bound stretch of dual carriageway between the Longwater roundabout in Costessey, Norwich, and Easton roundabout.

Insp Lou Provart, from Norfolk Police, said the incident involved a Peugeot car and Kia Picanto car.

He said no-one was injured in the accident.


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Eyewitness Davy Lowry, a 19-year-old photographer from Robin Close in Queen's Hill, Costessey, said he believed he saw a silver Peugeot car which had hit a tree.

Insp Provart added one man at the scene was 'safe and well'.

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He said no major queues were caused by the crash.

Firefighters from Carrow, Earlham and Sprowston were called to put out a fire in one of the vehicles.

Police officers from the local Norwich response team were called.

To keep updated on the region's roads visit the EDP live traffic map.

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