Update: A140 has re-opened after spate of morning crashes at Roughton, near Cromer

RTC at Roughton during heavy fog.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

RTC at Roughton during heavy fog.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

The A140 has reopened after this morning's spate of crashes in icy, foggy conditions near Roughton.

A total of 12 vehicles came to grief, especially on the Cromer side of Roughton Lodge, according to a police spokesman who said their first report was received at 7.25am. It is understood that no-one was seriously injured and ambulance crew treated people at the scene.

Traffic from the Norwich direction is being diverted at the Hanworth junction.

At 8.19am two vehicles slid off the road at Back Lane, Roughton, but no-one was injured and the road was re-opened at 9.05am.

Earlier, at about 6am, a driver also escaped harm when their car came off the road on the A148 at Bodham, near Holt.

And no-one was hurt in two separate incidents on the A149 between North Walsham and Northrepps which saw two cars skid off the road, one ending up in a ditch, and the other in a hedge. One of those accidents happened at 8.23am and the other at 9.10am.

A driver also walked away unhurt when their vehicle skidded off the road on the Kelling side of the A149 at Weybourne, at 8.49am.

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A spokesman for Norfolk County Council said the A140, A148 and A149 had been gritted, along with other routes, from 6pm yesterday.

Were you involved? Did you take any photos? Please contact alex.hurrell@archant.co.uk