Two cars have crashed into garden walls AGAIN on the B1527 in Hempnall

A car crashed on the B1527 in Hempnall at 8.10am this morning. Picture: Julian Clarke.

A car crashed on the B1527 in Hempnall at 8.10am this morning. Picture: Julian Clarke. - Credit: Archant

Two cars have crashed into garden walls on the B1527 in Hempnall this morning - the third time a car has hit a wall at the accident hotspot in under two weeks.

Both cars were travelling towards Norwich on the B1527 Bungay Road when they crashed.

One crashed into a wall at 7.10am and the second crashed into a wall on the opposite side of the road and only around 5m away, at around 8.10am.

Nobody was hurt in the incidents.

Julian Clarke, who owns the wall which the car crashed into at 7.10am, also had a car hit the wall on January 31 - the woman driver was taken to hospital but was later released.

Mr Clarke, who has lived on Bungay Road for two-and-a-half-years, said: 'We only rebuilt the wall six months ago because someone hit it. We've had three cars hit our wall, and two of our neighbours have had theirs hit two and three times.

'It's a bit of a funny corner because it's tight. Most people who use the road use it regularly. And people do go fast. People appear to be unable to negotiate that part of the road safely.'

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This is the fifth accident in Hempnall in under two weeks, on Tuesday two cars crashed further up the B1527.

And last May we reported that residents on the B1527 Bungay Road at Hempnall were demanding action after a total of 10 incidents had happened on the B1527 since October 2013.

Mr Clarke added: 'Something is obviously wrong. The school bus picks up along that road at 8am and 8.10am so school children are walking along the path. The thought of what could happen is scary.

'Some of the elderly people are terrified to walk along that part of the road. It's upsetting and my son is quite scared when there are ambulances and police around.'

The limit of the road is 30mph and there are advisory signs to take the corner at 20mph.

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