A11 crash: Person taken to hospital after being trapped in a car

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The A11 at Thickthorn near Norwich - Credit: Google

Someone was trapped in a car after a serious three-vehicle crash on the A11.

Officers were called to Thickthorn near Norwich following reports of a three-vehicle collision.

Police, fire and ambulance crews remain at the scene as of 4.30pm, having been called at 2.10pm this afternoon, April 22.

The three-vehicle crash occurred on the northbound carriageway.

One person was trapped in a car and emergency services worked to free them. The person was then taken to hospital.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “An ambulance, rapid response vehicle and a senior paramedic in a support vehicle attended a road traffic collision on the A11 just after Thickthorn Roundabout just after 2.15pm today.

"One patient was transported to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further assessment and treatment.” 

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Recovery is at the scene to recover all three vehicles.

As of 2.30pm, the A11 was closed from Wymondham to Thickthorn but in a tweet Highways confirmed the road had reopened just after 5.15pm.

Following the crash, there were long queues from Thickthorn to Wymondham, a five-mile stretch of road.

There were also some queues reported in Newmarket Road and the A47.

Following the incident, police warned that long delays are possible.

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