Norfolk Constabulary: Five injured in serious collision

22 February 2016

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the A47 at North Runcton on Saturday 20 February.

The incident happened at approximately 8.30pm near to the junction with New Road when a red MG ZR travelling towards Swaffham and a red Nissan Qashqai travelling towards King s Lynn were involved in a collision.

Five people were injured including an 11-year-old boy from the MG who suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Addenbrooke s Hospital for treatment where he remains.

Two other people from the vehicle were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment, one serious the other minor, while two people in the Nissan suffered minor injuries.

The road was closed and diversions put in place while officers carried out their enquiries and it was later re-opened at 1.45am.

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

Witnesses should contact Sgt Peter Howlett or PC Bob Hardingham from the Roads Policing Unit on 101.

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