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Serious crash involving three vehicles on A149 closes road

PUBLISHED: 10:49 24 October 2018 | UPDATED: 17:11 25 October 2018

Police attended the crash on the A149, near North Walsham. Picture: Stuart Anderson

Police attended the crash on the A149, near North Walsham. Picture: Stuart Anderson

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Three vehicles were involved in a “serious collision” on the A149 near North Walsham.

There has been a serious crash on the A149 near the Withergate junction. Picture Google.There has been a serious crash on the A149 near the Withergate junction. Picture Google.

A Norfolk police spokesman said they were called to the accident, near the Withergate junction, at about 8.40am today.

The ambulance and fire services were called and emergency services are still on scene.

The road is expected to be closed for some time, police said, and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Fire crews attended from North Walsham and Mundesley, and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to release persons trapped and made the scene safe.

There is a diversion in place via Field Lane and you can get back on to the road at the Yarmouth Road junction.

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UPDATE: Witnesses sought after 28-year-old woman died in A149 crash

EARLIER UPDATE: Police confirmed that one person sadly died at the scene of the crash. Read the full update here.

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