Woman in her 70s taken to hospital after crash on A1065

Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

A woman in her 70s has been taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash on the A1065, near Thetford.

A crash involving a Ford S-Max Titanium Sport and a Peugeot 307 at Hilborough at about 10.45am on Tuesday, January 16 led to the road being blocked for more than a couple of hours.

Fire crews from Swaffham and Thetford were among the emergency services called to the incident and helped release two casualties.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) said they sent an ambulance, a rapid response car and an ambulance officer to the scene.

The spokesman said: 'A lady in her 70s was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, believed to have chest and back pain, and one patient was treated at the scene and did not require hospital.'

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A Norfolk Police spokesman said the road was cleared by 1.10pm.

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