UPDATE: A47 re-opens following crash

The A47 was blocked in both directions near Dereham following a three-vehicle collision this morning (Friday).

Five fire crews were called to the crash between Dereham and Little Fransham at around 9.25am and the road re-opened at 11.30am.

The road was blocked between Grange Road junction and the B1146 Draytonhall Lane junction.

Traffic was diverted through Wendling, on to the old A47 and rejoining the A47 at Draytonhall Lane.

Police say a white transit-style van and a Suzuki car were involved.

There were long rush hour delays in Dereham this morning following another single-vehicle crash on the Norwich-bound A47 at 7.45am.

Wellington Road, in the town centre, is also closed due to roadworks.

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