Tragedy as three die in car crash at Pulham Market

Three people have died in a crash at Pulham Market. Picture: Dan Grimmer

Three people have died in a crash at Pulham Market. Picture: Dan Grimmer - Credit: Archant

Three teenagers have died after a crash on a Norfolk road.

Police were called to Pulham Market at just after 11.45pm last night to reports that a black Ford KA had left the road.

Firefighters and ambulance crews also went to the scene of the crash, in Tivetshall Road, near the A140 roundbout.

But, despite the efforts of emergency services, including fire crews from Long Stratton, Harleston and Diss, three males aged in their late teens were confirmed dead at the scene.

Three people have died after a crash at Pulham Market. Picture: Dan Grimmer

Three people have died after a crash at Pulham Market. Picture: Dan Grimmer - Credit: Archant

Tivetshall Road was closed in both directions between Pulham Market and the A140 for the majority of the day to allow emergency services to continue to investigate. It reopened at around 6.15pm.


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One woman said: 'The emergency services were here at a bit before midnight.

'There was a group of teenagers in the road, who we think were friends of those who passed away.

Three people have died in a crash at Pulham Market. Tivetshall Road remains closed this morning. Pic

Three people have died in a crash at Pulham Market. Tivetshall Road remains closed this morning. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

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'We know people have passed away but we don't know who they are.'

Clayton Hudson, who represents the village on South Norfolk Council, said: 'My condolences to the families and friends of those involved.

'We don't know the identities of those who have died, but it's likely they are going to have lived locally.

'So, while there's shock in the village this morning, it's likely there will be a further outpouring of grief.'

Police urged anyone with any information about the crash to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team (SCIT) at Norfolk Constabulary on 101.

LATEST UPDATE: Teenagers who died in crash at Pulham Market near A140 named locally as Dominic O'Neill, Kyle Warren and Billy Hines

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