One lane of the A47 remains closed after a serious crash following a police chase which happened yesterday afternoon.

A lane of the road at Little Fransham, near Dereham, reopened at about 5am on Tuesday, May 24, with temporary traffic lights in place as drivers in both directions are routed around it.

Drivers have been urged to take alternative routes with long delays in the area.

It comes after a man aged in his 40s was seriously injured following a police pursuit which took place after he failed to stop on the road between Dereham and Swaffham at about 4.20pm.

The man, from Cambridgeshire, was taken to hospital for treatment for serious injuries.

Emergency services attended and the road was closed between Wendling and Necton following the collision.

It has remained closed for several hours following the crash.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

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