Appeal after two killed in A149 collision

19 August 2016

Police are appealing for witnesses after two women died in a collision on the A149 at King s Lynn on Wednesday night.

It happened shortly after 5pm near to the junction with Castle Rising Road when two cars, a blue Peugeot 107 and a blue Vauxhall Astra, were involved in a collision.

Emergency services, including fire, ambulance and the air ambulance attended, but the driver of the Peugeot, a woman in her mid-70s, sadly died at the scene.

The passenger of the Peugeot, a woman in her late 80s, was taken to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital via land ambulance, but died later.

The driver of the Vauxhall, a man in his late 40s, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

The A149 was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and re-opened at 10.45pm.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information concerning the driving manner of either vehicle prior to the incident.

Witnesses should contact PC Steve Bodle at the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Wymondham (SCIT) on 101.

18 August 2016

Two women have sadly died following a road traffic collision on the A149 at King’s Lynn.

Police were called to the scene at Knights Hill roundabout near to the junction of Castle Rising shortly after 5pm today (Wednesday 17 August 2016) following reports of a collision between two cars, a blue Peugeot 107 and a blue Vauxhall Astra.

Emergency services, including fire, ambulance and the air ambulance attended, but sadly the female driver of the Peugeot died at the scene.

The female passenger of the Peugeot was taken to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital via land ambulance, but has sadly since died.

The male driver of the Vauxhall has been taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

The A149 is currently still closed whilst emergency services assess the scene.

Anyone with any information relating to the incident should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team (SCIT) at Norfolk Constabulary on 101.

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