Motorists warned of icy conditions on Norfolk roads

Motorists warned of icy conditions on Norfolk roads


Motorists warned of icy conditions on Norfolk roads

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

10:48 AM

Police are warning people to take care of black ice on the roads and pavements this morning.

Officers have already been called to a number of crashes across the region today.

Norfolk police tweeted: A number of RTCs already this morning around Norfolk, roads are icy, please drive to the conditions.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to a three-vehicle crash on the A47 at Dereham during rush hour.

The accident happened between the B1146 Draytonhall Road junction and the A1075 South Green junction just after 8.15am.

Firefighters from Dereham, Hingham and Earlham helped to manually assist two casualties out of vehicles. A woman had back and shoulder pain while a man had hip pain but neither required hospital treatment.

Elsewhere, emergency crews were called out to deal with a crash at just after 9am involving two cars on the B1153 at Docking.

Police say that one car went down a bank and the other was turned on it s side, however there are no serious injuries.

Ambulance, police and fire crews were also sent to Billingford Road, Bawdeswell, where one car crashed at about 8.15am.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said a female casualty was out of the car, conscious and breathing.

She was not taken to hospital

Meanwhile, a woman in her 30s was treated for a minor shoulder injury after the car in which she was travelling ended up on its roof in a field between Thorpe Market and Cromer this morning.

She did not need to go to hospital.

Ambulance and fire crews were called to the scene on the A149 North Walsham to Cromer Road at about 7.30am.

Norfolk Fire Service said appliances from Cromer and Mundesley provided scene safety and assisted the ambulance.

The road was not blocked but traffic was delayed by the crash.

Emergency services were called to a two-car crash in Saxthorpe this morning.

It happened just before 8.30am on the B1354 when a white Vauxhall Astra crashed with a red Daewoo.

Ambulance crews were attending two people, one woman in her 20s with ankle injuries and another person with shoulder injuries.

The road was blocked while the vehicles were recovered.

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