Thickthorn now clear after crash caused A47 and A11 delays

Traffic makes it's way around Thickthorn roundabout at the junction of the A11 and the A47. Picture:

There has been a crash at Thickthorn this morning. - Credit: Denise Bradley

The drivers of two cars were involved in a crash at Thickthorn on Tuesday morning.

It happened shortly before 6.30am, at the junction where the A11 and the A47 meet.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Police said officers were called to the scene at 6.29am.

A white BMW and a white Hyundai were involved, with one driver crashing into the back of the other.

The police spokesperson was unable to confirm which way around it was.


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The two cars had been moved into a lay-by as of 6.41am, and recovery was been called to take them away.

Drivers faced at least 10 minute delays to their journeys as traffic built up.

The road is now clear, but the A47 remains busy due to lane closures and roadworks.

• For up-to-date information about the county's roads, visit our LIVE Norfolk traffic map.

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