Two cars crash into water-filled ditches on A47 Acle Straight

The two cars in the ditch on the Acle Straight.
Picture: George Ryan

The two cars in the ditch on the Acle Straight. Picture: George Ryan - Credit: Archant

Two cars have crashed into the water-filled ditches which run alongside the a section of the A47 near Great Yarmouth.

The two cars in the ditch on the Acle Straight.
Picture: George Ryan

The two cars in the ditch on the Acle Straight. Picture: George Ryan - Credit: Archant

Police were called to the Acle Straight at 1.50pm on Thursday to reports of a crash on the busy road.

A police spokesman said both cars were believed to be above the water level.

The ambulance service are on the scene but it is not yet known if anyone was injured.

First Bus, which runs the X1 and X11 route between Norwich and Great Yarmouth via the road, has advised customers to expects delays.


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Police have said that traffic is able to move at the moment as both cars are in the dyke.

The crash happened after the Halvergate turn on the Yarmouth-bound carriageway.

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Traffic is queuing in both directions.

More to follow.

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