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Update: A140 near Newton Flotman re-opened after crash between van and car which left two people in hospital

PUBLISHED: 08:24 17 March 2014 | UPDATED: 09:52 17 March 2014

Two cars have collided on the A47. Photo: Denise Bradley.

Two cars have collided on the A47. Photo: Denise Bradley.

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A crash between a car and a van injured two people and caused long rush-hour delays on the A140 near Newton Flotman.

The accident happened outside the Mill Inn on Ipswich Road at 6.50am.

An ambulance service spokesman said one man, believed to be in his 20s, suffered facial injuries, and an “elderly” woman suffered chest injuries.

Both were taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, but neither person’s injuries were said to be serious.

The road was initially blocked, but police set up a contraflow before the road was fully re-opened at 9.26am.

One crew of firefighters from Long Stratton were called, and made the vehicles and scene safe.

The vehicles involved were a Peugeot 207 and a Citron Berlingo van.

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