Car explosion, boy racer and Krispy Kreme - The five most popular stories read by you in September

Some of the most read stories in September.

Some of the most read stories in September. - Credit: Archant

In case you missed something, here are our most read stories for the month of September.

Firefighters at the scene of the car fire on Reepham Road. Picture: Spot that Dog! @ooBeeB 2h

Firefighters at the scene of the car fire on Reepham Road. Picture: Spot that Dog! @ooBeeB 2h - Credit: Archant

1. New father describes his narrow escape from car explosion in Hellesdon

The driver of Smart Car, who had just become a father, narrowly escaped injury after his car exploded on Cromer Road in Norwich.

Firefighters at the scene of the car fire on Reepham Road. Picture: Spot that Dog! @ooBeeB 2h

Firefighters at the scene of the car fire on Reepham Road. Picture: Spot that Dog! @ooBeeB 2h - Credit: Archant

2. Norwich 'boy racer' jailed after seriously injuring four friends who had just picked up a McDonald's

Danny Wright was jailed for two years after being convicted of causing serious injury by dangerous driving following an incident where his Ford Mondeo collided with a Vauxhall Corsa pulling out of McDonald's, seriously injuring the four people inside.

Danny Wright at Norwich Crown Court.Picture: STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

Danny Wright at Norwich Crown Court.Picture: STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant

3. Two people shot in Norwich

Two people were shot, with what believed was a pellet gun, on Globe Place in the city following a number of incidents where windows were smashed in the city.

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2012

4. Doughnut fans queue for ten hours as Norwich Krispy Kreme store opens

People queued through the night in intu Chapelfield as the American doughnut giant opened their first store in the city, giving out bundles of free sweet treats.

People flocked to Krispy Kreme on its opening day. Picture Archant

People flocked to Krispy Kreme on its opening day. Picture Archant - Credit: Archant


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5. Man arrested after armed police and negotiators called to Norwich home

Armed police were deployed to an address on Beverley Road due to concerns for a man's safety but were later stood down and a man was arrested.

Armed Police were called to an address in Beverley Road, Earlham this morning, to deal with a incide

Armed Police were called to an address in Beverley Road, Earlham this morning, to deal with a incident. - Credit: Archant

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