A47 blocked by crash near Norwich

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash on the A47 at Hockering

The eastbound carriage of the A47 near Brundall has been blocked. - Credit: Denise Bradley

A crash blocked traffic on the A47 this morning after a car crashed into the central barrier.

The collision happened between Brundall and Postwick, at Cucumber Lane (Broadland roundabout).

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The eastbound carriageway was initially blocked, but the A47 is now open.

The exit ramp at the Blofield junction remained closed for longer, but is also now open.

Police were called to the scene around 7:05am.

The fire service was at the scene, with engines from Carrow, Sprowston and Earlham in attendance who aided the ambulance service with casualty care.

Paramedics and the air ambulance were also on the scene.

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The incident caused heavy delays, reaching to Blofield on the A47.

Police are urged drivers to avoid the area if possible.

First Buses announced severe delays to their X1 service and will be diverting via Blofield.

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