Part of a major road near Norwich was closed for around seven hours due to a crash, with miles-long tailbacks reported.

The A47 was closed eastbound from the Easton roundabout and westbound from Watton Road.

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This was due to a serious crash. 

Police and fire services were at the scene and asked drivers to avoid the area.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital also warned that the road closure may impact patient and staff access.