Photo gallery: Woman cut free from car after Norwich city centre crash

The scene of the crash on St Stephens Road.

The scene of the crash on St Stephens Road. - Credit: Archant

A woman had to be cut free from a car after a crash on one of the main roads into Norwich city centre.

The crash, on St Stephens Road, near Quasar Elite, happened at 10.15am and involved a white Hyundai and a Spar lorry.

Firefighters had to cut free a woman, believed to be in her 40s, from the Hyundai, who was trapped in the car following the crash.

Roads were blocked as emergency services attended the scene, with queues of traffic building up on St Stephens Road and Queens Road.

Police officers stood on the road at St Stephens roundabout directing the traffic while firefighters from Carrow, Earlham and Sprowston worked to free the woman.


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The woman had been freed by 10.50am, but the roads remained blocked while the vehicles were recovered. The roads fully re-opened just after midday.

East of England Ambulance Service sent a cycling responder and an ambulance.

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The crew treated the woman for minor injuries and she was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital at Colney as a precaution.

Any witnesses to the crash should contact Norfolk police on 101.

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