Update: Two suffer fractures after four vehicle collision near Thetford - road reopened

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Two people have suffered fractures and another has been taken to hospital after a four vehicle collision near Gasthorpe.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the scene at the Gasthorpe crossroads on the A1066 at around 12.10pm today to reports of a collision.

A spokesman for Norfolk Police said a white Ford Transit, blue Toyoya Auris, silver Toyota Corolla and Peugeot 308 were involved in the collision.

The road was closed after the incident. It reopened just after 2pm.

A Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said that, as of 12.50pm, crews from Thetford and Attleborough had left the scene.


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The crews manually assisted the victims and left them in the care of the ambulance service.

A spokesman for the the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust said the trust received a call at 12.10pm to a report of a road traffic collision.

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Three patients received treatment. One had chest pain, one has a suspected fractured wrist and another has a suspected broken collar bone.

The spokesman added that two patients were taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment.

Another was taken to the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

Their injuries were not described as life-threatening or serious.

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