Update: One dead after head-on crash at Horstead

Emergency services at the scene of a crash on the B1150 at Horstead.

Emergency services at the scene of a crash on the B1150 at Horstead. - Credit: Archant

Norfolk police have confirmed one person has died after a head-on crash at Horstead.

The crash, which involved two cars, happened on the B1150 Norwich Road at Horstead at about 1.50pm.

Norfolk police has confirmed that one person died in the crash, which happened near Green Lane, while two other people are in hospital.

One person, said to have multiple injuries, was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge by the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Another person was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.


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Police said no further information relating to the deceased or the vehicles will be released at this stage.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers and a rapid response vehicle to the scene.

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An ambulance service spokesman said: 'Despite the best efforts of all emergency crews a person sadly died at the scene and our thoughts are with all those affected by this incident.

'One patient remains in a critical condition and has been airlifted to Addenbrookes with traumatic injuries to their head, pelvis and femur.

'A third casualty was conveyed by land ambulance to Norfolk and Norwich and their condition is not serious.'

A spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said fire crews from Sprowston, Wroxham and Earlham had gone to the crash scene and cut one person out of a vehicle.

The road has reopened.

Police appealed for any witnesses to the crash to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Norfolk Constabulary on 101.

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