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Road closed after driver suffers head injuries in crash

PUBLISHED: 15:21 10 February 2020 | UPDATED: 16:50 10 February 2020

A two car crash blocked Nelson Road North in Great Yarmouth. PHOTO: Archant

A two car crash blocked Nelson Road North in Great Yarmouth. PHOTO: Archant

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A driver has suffered head injuries in a two car crash which closed a road this afternoon.

A two car crash blocked Nelson Road North in Great Yarmouth. PHOTO: ArchantA two car crash blocked Nelson Road North in Great Yarmouth. PHOTO: Archant

A silver Ford Fiesta and Vauxhall Corsa were involved in the collision on Prince's Road at the junction with Nelson Road North in Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk Police were called to the scene shortly after 2pm on Monday, February 10, while an ambulance crew also attended.

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The road was blocked before the first of the cars was recovered at 2.44pm, while two ambulances remained at the scene more than an hour after the collision.

A two car crash blocked Nelson Road North in Great Yarmouth. PHOTO: ArchantA two car crash blocked Nelson Road North in Great Yarmouth. PHOTO: Archant

Fire crews from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston were called to the scene at 2.11pm, with a Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson saying: "The crews made the scene safe and assisted the ambulance service."

According to the shopkeeper at Baltic Foods, who called the police after hearing a loud bang outside her front-door, the emergency services "were very responsive and arived on the scene quickly."

She said: "While neither of the people involved lost consciousness, they were both distressed and visibly shaken. It was very tense.

"One car driver was taken to hospital but the injuries were not so serious for the other person involved."


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