Accident closes part of A47

Sam EmanuelA busy Norfolk dual carriageway was closed this morning after a car ploughed into a ditch and hit a tree, leaving debris on the road.The accident, which caused the driver no injuries, happened on the Norwich-bound carriageway of the A47 at Scarning at about 6.15am.Sam Emanuel

A busy Norfolk dual carriageway was closed this morning after a car ploughed into a ditch and hit a tree, leaving debris on the road.

The accident, which caused the driver no injuries, happened on the Norwich-bound carriageway of the A47 at Scarning at about 6.15am.

The road was closed at about 7.30am for half an hour so police could clear up the debris from the tree, and is now open.