50-year-old woman taken to hospital with neck injuries after crash

Part of the A149 is closed in Thorpe Market following a crash involving two cars.

Part of the A149 is closed in Thorpe Market following a crash involving two cars. - Credit: Google

A woman in her 50s has been taken to hospital with neck injuries following a crash in north Norfolk.

Part of the A149 in Thorpe Market was closed following a two-car crash.

Police were called at 11.45am following reports of a collision involving two cars in Thorpe Market.

Fire crews from North Walsham and Aylsham attended, making the scene safe and releasing vehicle occupants using hydraulic rescue equipment.

Two ambulances were sent to the crash.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called just after 11.45am today with reports of a road traffic collision on the A149 near Thorpe Market.

"Two ambulances were sent to the scene and were assisted by colleagues from the Police and Fire and Rescue Service.

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

Recovery arrived at 1.45pm and the road has now cleared.

Bus services were disrupted due to the crash.

Sanders Coaches has said its 6A service was diverted due to being unable to serve Thorpe Market in both directions.

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