A woman has been killed after two cars collided on the A47 Acle Straight in Norfolk and crashed into water-filled ditches.
Emergency services were called to the scene just before 7.10pm on Wednesday evening after two cars travelling in opposite directions were involved in the crash about a mile from Acle. Both of the cars, a Ford Puma and Skoda Fabia, left the road and came to rest in water filled ditches.
The road was closed for five hours while emergency services carried out initial investigations, cleared the road of debris and recovered the cars.
Police would like to hear from witnesses of the crash.
A 60-year-old man has been charged after bank staff in a small Norfolk town were allegedly threatened with a blowtorch and a can of petrol.
Police were called to reports of a man making threats inside Barclays in Acle yesterday lunchtime. Derek Tubby from Rollesby is accused of affray and possession of an offensive weapon.
A47 Acle Straight coastbound busy but moving between A1064 (Acle Roundabout) and A12 (Great Yarmouth).
A lorry has left the road on the A47 Acle Straight between Branch Road (Halvergate Turning) and the A12 (Great Yarmouth), near the Vauxhall Holiday Park. All lanes have now re-opened. The lorry is in a ditch and will be recovered after rush hour.
Congratulations to Norfolk wheelchair tennis player Alfie Hewett.
The Acle High School pupil has just become the junior singles and doubles world champion at a tournament at Tarbes in France. The 15-year-old's success has elevated him to the number one world ranking for his age group.
Queueing traffic and long delays on A47 Acle Straight coastbound between A1064 (Acle Roundabout) and A12 (Great Yarmouth). Travel time is around 30 minutes.
The A47 will be closed both ways between the A1064 at New Road/Acle Roundabout and the A12/Runham Road in Great Yarmouth. This is because crane parts are being transported.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed in a collision on the A47 (Acle Straight) near Great Yarmouth.
It happened just before 4pm on Monday 26th March. A black Yamaha motorbike was travelling towards Acle when it collided with a silver Ford Transit van heading in the same direction.
The motorcycle rider, a 25-year-old man from the Yarmouth area, died at the scene. The van driver was not injured.