UPDATE: Four casualties in road accident at Northrepps, near Cromer, remain in hospital

Four casualties remain in hospital following yesterday's (Sunday) car accident at Northrepps, near Cromer.

The incident happened at approximately 5pm when a black VW Golf, travelling from Cromer towards Thorpe Market on the A149, collided with a tree on the opposite side of the road.

The male driver aged in his 60s is in a critical condition with head injuries at Addenbrookes hospital.

The female front seat passenger, thought to be aged in her 60s, sustained internal injuries and a broken elbow. The male and female rear seat passengers, believed to be aged in their 50s, also sustained serious internal injuries.

All three are receiving treatment at the Norfolk and Norwich hospital.

Two crews of firefighters from Cromer helped to release the casualties from the car using hydraulic rescue equipment.

And six ambulance crews attended the scene, including the air ambulance crew who were transported by land ambulance.

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? The Serious Collision Investigation Team (SCIT) would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or the manner of driving immediately prior to it. Witnesses can call SCIT on 101.

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