A47 reopens after serious crash near Swaffham

The police roadblock on the A47 near Swaffham due to an accident.

The A47 is currently closed in both directions - Credit: Danielle Booden

The A47 has re-opened near Swaffham after a crash closed it in both directions for more than five hours.

Emergency services were called to the scene of a collision between the A1075 and the A1065 at about 7.30am this morning (Saturday, June 25).

The road was closed in both directions and diversion routes were in place. 

In a tweet, National Highways East confirmed that the road had reopened at about 1.19pm.

A spokesman wrote: "The A47 in Norfolk has been reopened in both directions between the A1075 and the A1065 near Swaffham following an earlier collision and accident investigation work."