Major rush hour delays expected as crash involving lorry closes part of A47

A serious crash involving a lorry has closed part of the A47 at Dereham.

A serious crash involving a lorry has closed part of the A47 at Dereham. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

A serious crash involving a lorry closed part of the A47. 

Norfolk Police tweeted in the early hours of this morning that the A47 at Dereham was closed both ways between Fox Lane and the A1075 Tavern Lane due to a crash.  

Drivers were being warned the closure could remain in place for some time and to avoid the area. 

On the AA’s live traffic map, it reported that the crash involved a lorry. It was affecting traffic between King’s Lynn and Norwich.  

Konnect Bus services were also been affected. The travel company Tweeted earlier: “Due to a serious collision closing the A47 between Dereham and Norwich in both directions all traffic is diverting through Dereham Town Centre, delays are likely this morning on these services. Apologies.” 

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