Eight vehicles involved in Acle Straight crash

Eight vehicles have been involved in a crash on the A47 Acle Straight in Norfolk.

Eight vehicles have been involved in a crash on the A47 Acle Straight in Norfolk. - Credit: Anthony James

Eight vehicles were involved in a collision on Acle New Road this morning (October 12).

Firefighters cut drivers from their crashed vehicles which happened on the Great Yarmouth side of the Acle Straight.

Following the collision, police closed the road and advised people to avoid the area.

The initial call to Norfolk Fire and Rescue was made at 8.57am and crews from Great Yarmouth, Gorleston, Acle and Carrow stations rushed to the scene.

At least one ambulance was also called but no serious injuries were reported.

As a result of the incident, the First X1 and X11 buses were delayed and diverted to an alternative route.

Norfolk police confirmed: "We were called to attend by the fire service at 9.11am. 

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"Eight vehicles were involved in the collision."

The scene was made safe and the road has now reopened.

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