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Woman 'seriously injured' after being hit by lorry on A47

A pedestrian is thought have suffered serious injures in the crash. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on the A47 in Suffolk, after a HGV lorry hit a pedestrian.

It collision happened just north of Rackham’s Corner in Lowestoft at 2.50pm.

The pedestrian has been taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston, Norfolk. Her injuries are thought to be serious.

The northbound carriageway remains closed, but the southbound carriageway is open.

Diversions have been put in place while an investigation is carried out.

Drivers have been warned to find alternative routes.


Pub offers free pint to people who register to vote

The offer is designed as an incentive to get more people to register to vote. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A pub in Norwich has come up an unusual way to encourage people to register to vote in the general election... by offering them a free pint.

The offer is specifically for those who have not yet registered, but sign up before the deadline at midnight tonight.

Benjamin Thompson, landlord of The Plasterers Arms, said a several people have claimed their free drinks.

A number people have already claimed their free drink at The Plasterers Arms in Norwich. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"I think it's really important that people that people use the vote that they have and express their voice.

"We're not a political organisation, but we're a trusted community business, and because we're talking about it, people are pricking up their ears and thinking maybe it is worth something."

– Benjamin Thompson, Landlord, The Plasterers Arms

Second man arrested over sudden death of young woman

Hannah Williamson died at a house in Freethorpe in Great Yarmouth. Credit: Family photo

A second man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman from Great Yarmouth.

The man, who is in his 20s, was arrested at an home in Thetford on 21 May.

He was taken for questioning to Wymondhan Police Investigation Centre.

21-year-old Hannah Williamson, from Freethorpe, died at a house in Marlborough Terrace on 19 May.

A post mortem examination proved inconclusive. Police are treating her death an unexplained, while further tests are carried out.

A man in his 30s has already been arrested in connection with her death. He was questioned by officers and released, but remains under investigation.


Sealife centre welcomes new baby penguin to flock

Pip was born weighing just 92 grams. Credit: Hunstanton Sealife Centre

Hunstanton Sealife Centre in Norfolk has welcomed a new baby penguin to their flock.

Pip was born weighing just 92 grams to Humboldt penguins Charlie and Jerome.

Staff chose the name, which could be changed to Pippa if the penguin is a girl, in honour of Pippa Middleton’s marriage to James Matthews.

Pip was born to Humboldt penguins Charlie and Jerome. Credit: Hunstanton Sealife Centre

“The whole team is bursting with joy at the arrival of our first ever penguin chick - we are all beaming like we are new parents ourselves!

"Humboldt penguins are an extremely vulnerable species and it is the first time we have had a penguin chick here at the Sanctuary.”

– Hollie Stephenson, Aquar

Inquest resumes into death of couple found on mudbank

Recovery workers struggled to retrieve the bodies. Credit: ITV Anglia.

The inquest into the deaths of two people found on a mudbank in Norfolk will resume later.

The bodies of the man and woman were discovered at Breydon Water near Great Yarmouth last September by a birdwatcher.

The deaths were not considered by police to be suspicious.

Police investigate sudden death of young woman

Hannah Williamson, from Freethorpe, died at the scene. Credit: Family picture

Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances that led to the death of a young woman in Great Yarmouth.

Officers were called to a house in Marlborough Terrace at 9.30am on Friday 19 May following reports that a woman had collapsed.

Sadly the woman, 21-year-old Hannah Williamson, from Freethorpe, died at the scene.

A post mortem examination into the cause of death has proved inconclusive and further tests are due to be carried out.

Officers are treating the death as unexplained at this stage and the address remains sealed off while inquiries continue.

A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested in connection with the incident on Friday 19 May and remains in police custody.

"Hannah was a beautiful young woman inside and out. She loved life and was always full of fun. Above everything Hannah adored her animals. We are left devastated by the news of her death and would appreciate our privacy at this very difficult time.”

– Hannah's family
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