Search

Two people taken to hospital after collision on A47 near Mattishall

PUBLISHED: 13:44 21 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:59 21 November 2017

Picture: Denise Bradley

Picture: Denise Bradley

Archant

Two people have been taken to hospital after a collision between a truck and a car on the A47, near Mattishall.

Two people have been taken to hospital after a collision between a truck and a car on the A47, near Mattishall.

The incident involving a black Ford Focus and a recovery truck happened on a single lane section of the A47, near to the Mattishall roundabout, at 11.15am on Tuesday.

A man and a woman were left with neck pain after the accident and they were both taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further care.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or serious.

Police vehicles along with two ambulance crews, a rapid response vehicle and Norfolk Accident Rescue Service attended the scene.

The collision blocked the Norwich-bound lane and caused a large build up of traffic but it was reopened shortly after 1pm and traffic conditions returned to normal.

Police stayed on the scene to assist with the recovery of the vehicles.

Other news

06:30

It is a problem you would expect in the crowded streets of London but a Norfolk market town has become embroiled in a battle against dangerously high pollution levels. If it is not solved residents, particularly children and the elderly, could face serious health risks.

06:22

Around 32,000 homes across Norfolk are without power as the strong winds continue to sweep across the county.

Yesterday, 18:43

A nursing leader has painted a bleak picture of the conditions nurses in East Anglia are working under, as it was revealed one in 10 leave the profession every year.

Yesterday, 19:56

Police are asking motorists to avoid part of the A47 following a serious crash.

Most Read

06:22

Around 32,000 homes across Norfolk are without power as the strong winds continue to sweep across the county.

Read more
Met Office
Thursday, February 6, 2014

It was its down-at-heel aura that first attracted Polly Grieff to the crumbling Old Manor at Saham Toney.

Read more
Sunday, August 29, 2010

Kim Briscoe

Strong winds and thunderstorms have caused damage and brought down trees across Norfolk.

The fast-moving heavy storm hit north Norfolk and the King's Lynn area at about 2pm on Sunday and moved south-easterly across the county.

Read more
Thursday, December 7, 2017

A planning application outline has been submitted for a major new development in Swaffham which would include a new care home and medical facility.

Read more
European Union
06:30

It is a problem you would expect in the crowded streets of London but a Norfolk market town has become embroiled in a battle against dangerously high pollution levels. If it is not solved residents, particularly children and the elderly, could face serious health risks.

Read more
Norwich

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 3°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Watton and Swaffham Times e-edition today
E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter