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ROAD: A47, Swaffham, Norfolk

Part of the A47 near Swaffham in Norfolk has been closed, after a car crashed into the central reservation of the dual carriageway at 11:50am.

Three fire crews from Swaffham, Great Massingham and Thetford were called as well as paramedics.


Witness appeal after fatal accident

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 47 year old motorcyclist was killed in a crash at Bracon Ash in Norfolk this morning.

It happened at 10 past 10 on the B1113 with the junction of Flordon Road.

All roads that were closed as a result of the accident were re-opened at around 2pm.

Police car crashes on 999 call

A police car on a 999 call has been involved in a crash in Colchester.

It happened at 5.20pm on Saturday evening on London Road near the junction with Trafalgar Road.

The officers were responding to a call about an assault and criminal damage incident.

The driver of the other car, a gold-coloured Rover, was taken to hospital with a slight injury. The police officers were shaken but not harmed.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

A11 crash: One person still in critical condition

One person remains in a critical condition in hospital, and three others are described as "serious but stable" following a crash on the A11 in Thetford Forest.

A coach carrying almost fifty teenagers back home from a school field trip collided with a car yesterday afternoon.

The four passengers in the black Mercedes car were airlifted to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, one has since been transfered to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

Five teenagers on board the coach who were also taken to West Suffolk hospital in Bury St Edmunds with minor injuries, they have since all been discharged. Suffolk Police are appealing for any witnesses to the crash to come forward.

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Residents fear fatal crossing accident won't be the last

People living near the level crossing in Norfolk where a car and train collided yesterday say it's only a matter of time before it happens again.

The driver of the Kia car, named locally as Rod Wheeler, was killed as his vehicle crossed the tracks between Littleport and Downham Market on the line from King's Lynn to Kings Cross. Russell Hookey reports


Man in court after police car crash

A man has been charged with aggravated vehicle taking- following a crash yesterday morning.

Two police officers and a member of the public were injured as police followed a suspected stolen car in Danbury in Essex. A woman- who was in a separate car- is in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The two police officers are recovering at home. A 20-year-old man is due before magistrates tomorrow.

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