Two in hospital after A11 crash

Two people are in hospital after a crash on the A11 outside Norwich.

Emergency services were called at about 2.30pm yesterday (Tuesday) after a single car crashed in the northbound lanes 10 miles south of the city.

The ambulance service took one walking wounded to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital soon after the incident but another person was trapped in the car.

One fire engine from Wymondham, one from Norwich and a specialist heavy-lifting vehicle from Attleborough all attended the scene.

Officers worked to make the scene safe and freed the trapped person from the wreckage after more than an hour.

An air ambulance was called to the scene but the person was taken to hospital in Norwich by road.

The ambulance service described their injuries as serious.

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The A11 was closed in both directions following the crash but was reopened by 4pm.

EDF was also called to the scene to make nearby power cables safe.