Man dies after car crashes through barrier and lands upside down in Norwich river

The driver of the car died at the scene. Credit: ITV Anglia

A man has died in Norwich after his car crashed through barriers and landed in a river.

Emergency services were called at around 7am to the Barker Street and St Crispins roundabout today (12 February).

A brown Fiat Sedici collided with metal barriers and landed upside down in the River Wensum below.

The driver of the car, a man in his 60s, died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

Police are urging anyone with dash cam footage to get in touch. Credit: ITV Anglia

The road was closed for several hours, but reopened shortly after 4pm.

Norfolk Police officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to email or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.