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Road closures in coastal town after collision involving police car

PUBLISHED: 16:08 27 August 2020 | UPDATED: 18:28 27 August 2020

A collision between a car and police vehicle along Bridge Road in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Allan Hudson

A collision between a car and police vehicle along Bridge Road in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Allan Hudson

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Road closures are in place in a coastal town following a collision between a car and a police vehicle.

A collision between a car and police vehicle along Bridge Road in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Allan HudsonA collision between a car and police vehicle along Bridge Road in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Allan Hudson

Police were called to Southtown in Great Yarmouth at 2.22pm today after reports that a crash had taken place between a police Ford Focus and a red Renault Clio.

An obstruction remains in place and road users have reported delays.

According to Norfolk Constabulary, recovery teams arrived at 3.10pm and are currently making the scene safe.

An ambulance was called but no injuries were recorded.

A collision between a car and police vehicle along Bridge Road in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Sarah BurgessA collision between a car and police vehicle along Bridge Road in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Sarah Burgess

Officers cordoned off the two lanes leading from Hall Quay across the Haven Bridge at around 2.30pm on account of the heavy traffic.

During the collision, the pedestrian railings at the junction between Southtown and Bridge Road were damaged as the police car mounted the pavement.

A collision between a car and police vehicle along Bridge Road in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Sarah BurgessA collision between a car and police vehicle along Bridge Road in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Sarah Burgess

Road closures are in place along the A1243 over onto the Haven Bridge. Photo: Sarah BurgessRoad closures are in place along the A1243 over onto the Haven Bridge. Photo: Sarah Burgess

Road closures are in place along the A1243 over onto the Haven Bridge. Photo: Sarah BurgessRoad closures are in place along the A1243 over onto the Haven Bridge. Photo: Sarah Burgess


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