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Appeal after woman dies in A11 Wymondham crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman died in a collision on the A11 at Wymondham yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened shortly after 3.50pm on the Norwich-bound carriageway just before the turning for the B1135 at Wymondham.

A silver Fiat Fiorino van was involved in a collision with red and black Case Quadtrack tractor which was towing ploughing equipment. Both vehicles were travelling towards Norwich.

Emergency services attended the scene but the driver of the van, a woman in her 20s, died at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out and re-opened at about 8.45pm.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on101.

Train services expected to be disrupted all day

The derailed train at Wymondham Credit: Tony Aldous

Train operator Abellio Greater Anglia says services between Norwich and Cambridge and Peterborough are likely to be disrupted until the end of the today.

The problems follow the derailment of a freight train at Wymondham earlier today.

Services are currently beginning and terminating at Thetford with a bus service on to Norwich. But it's adding an hour to journey times.

Train operator says services will be disrupted for the rest of the day. Credit: PA

Services hit by derailed tran

Train operator doesn't know when services will resume Credit: PA

Train services between Norwich and Peterborough and Cambridge have been suspended after a freight train was derailed at Wymondham.

Trainer operator Abellio Greater Anglia says it doesn't know when normal services will resume.

The freight train which led to cancelled services Credit: Tony Aldous


Police warn Norfolk shopkeepers about fake £50 notes

Fake £50 notes have been found in circulation in the Norwich area.

Norfolk Police are warning shopkeepers to be on their guard against fake £50 notes in circulation.

There have been four reports of counterfeit bank notes being passed in the Norwich area.

The first incident was on Thursday 17 September at the Co-op in Dereham Road, Costessey when two notes were handed over. The following day the Jet petrol station in Rose Lane, Norwich was targeted.

Police say One Stop in Town Green, Wymondham was also hit on Friday 18 September and the BP garage in Costessey on Sunday 20 September.

"Shop workers are asked to be vigilant and to carry out basic checks and making use of ultra-violet equipment, which most stores have."

– Norfolk Police
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