Two people taken to hospital after accident on A47 near Dereham

Two people have been taken to hospital after an accident on the A47 near Dereham. Picture: Simon Fin

Two people have been taken to hospital after an accident on the A47 near Dereham. Picture: Simon Finlay - Credit: Archant Norfolk

Two people have been injured after a road traffic accident on the A47.

Emergency services were called at around 10.15am to reports of a collision involving two Vauxhall Vectras on the A47 Norwich-bound, near Dereham, just before the dual carriageway.

The East of England Ambulance Service said they dispatched two ambulances to the scene of the accident and two casualties have been taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

A man is being treated for unconfirmed injuries and a second person is understood to have suffered a possible back injury.

Neither of their injuries are believed to be life threatening of life changing.


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The road is closed in both directions while emergency services deal with the incident and a diversion has been put in place.

The road is expected to reopen at around 12pm.

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