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Delays for drivers after two-vehicle crash on A47

The A47 near the Thickthorn junction. A collision has happened past the junction on the westbound carriageway. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The A47 near the Thickthorn junction. A collision has happened past the junction on the westbound carriageway. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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The A47 has re-opened after a two vehicle crash caused lengthy tailbacks.

Norfolk police were called to the road near the Thickthorn roundabout at 1.45pm on Friday to reports of a two-vehicle collision on the westbound carriageway, believed to be between a lorry and a car.

A police spokeswoman said minor injuries had been sustained in the incident.

The road was blocked and traffic built up in the area, with queues reported to stretch back to the A140 junction.

A diversion was in place at the Thickthorn roundabout while police awaited recovery of the vehicles, with the road re-opened at 3.40pm.

Fire crews from Carrow, Earlham and Hethersett also attended the scene to assist ambulance staff with casualty care and made the vehicles safe using granules.

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