UPDATE: A1067 re-opened after two-car crash at Sparham, near Dereham

Part of the A1067 has re-opened after a two-car crash this morning.

The collision, which involved a Skoda Octavia and Volkswagen Beetle, happened at Sparham, near Dereham, just after 9.15am.

Motorists were diverted through Lyng and Elsing after the A1067 on the Fakenham side was shut.

Police, firefighters from Reepham and Dereham and the ambulance service were called.

A police spokesman said two women were injured and the diversion had caused 'gridlock' in Lyng and Elsing.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said two people received slight injuries and were taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

The vehicles involved in the crash were recovered and the road was re-opened at about 11.45am.

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Emergency services were called out to nearby Bylaugh an hour after the crash in Sparham.

The accident, which involved a Peugeot 206 and lorry, happened in Bawdeswell Road.

Fire crews from Dereham, Reepham and Earlham, two Urban Search and Rescue units, based in Dereham, police and paramedics, were called.

A police spokesman confirmed that no-one was seriously injured and the road was blocked for two hours.

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