Two people freed from cars after three car pile up on A17, near Kings Lynn

Fire crews were called to a car fire n Dereham. Picture: James Bass

Fire crews were called to a car fire n Dereham. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2011

Two people had to be assisted out of their cars by fire crews after an accident involving three cars on the A17 in Walpole Cross Keys, near Kings Lynn.

The crash happened at 3.55pm and fire crews from Terrington and Kings Lynn South attended.

The two were manually assisted out of their vehicles after suffering minor injures but were treated at the scene by ambulance staff.

The air ambulance was called to the scene but was stood down before arrival.

The A17 was closed for a brief period but has since been reopened.

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