Woman dies in A11 collision, Wymondham

19 August 2016

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman died in a collision on the A11 at Wymondham yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened shortly after 3.50pm on the Norwich-bound carriageway just before the turning for the B1135 at Wymondham.

A silver Fiat Fiorino van was involved in a collision with red and black Case Quadtrack tractor which was towing ploughing equipment.

Both vehicles were travelling towards Norwich.

Emergency services attended the scene but sadly the driver of the van, a woman in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out and re-opened at about 8.45pm.

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.

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

18 August 2016

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious road collision on the A11 at Wymondham.

The incident, involving a van and a tractor with a trailer, took place shortly after 3.50pm today (Thursday 18 August 2016) on the Norwich-bound carriageway just before the turning for the B1135 at Wymondham.

One person has been confirmed injured and the ambulance and fire service have been called.

The Norwich-bound carriageway has been closed and may be for some time and motorists are being urged to find alternative routes where possible.

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.

Date for your diary – Food & Drink Festival

Back for our third year, Acle Academy PTA are hosting on Sunday 2 October,10-4pm, Acle Tasty Food and Drink Festival 2016. This is a family friendly event at Acle Academy in the heart of the Norfolk Broads. We are inviting the local community, the counties of people around us to join in a celebration of Food and Drink, Local producers and vendors will have Tasters for all to try and buy.

We have our very own Tasty Vintage Afternoon Tea Room Experience. Academy GCSE students will be demonstrating their talents in the Cookery department. Top local chefs go head to head in a top chef off, which will include Award winning local top chef Mark Dixon, owner of Kings Arms Fleggburgh and the newly opened Kindreds of Wymondham.

All the usual favourites and more including The Great Bake off competition.

Entry Adults 2 Children 1
Under 5 s Free

Stall holders email [email protected]1 for a booking form, stands available in Food, Drink, House and Home/Kitchenware

References

  1. ^ [email protected] (uptonwithfishleypc.norfolkparishes.gov.uk)