Driver dies in crash on A47

The eastbound carriageway of the A47 where there was a fatal road traffic accident today (Wednesday

The eastbound carriageway of the A47 where there was a fatal road traffic accident today (Wednesday 15/9/21) between Brundall roundabout and the Blofield sliproad. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

Police have confirmed that one person has died after a crash on the A47 this morning, September 15, near Blofield.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 7.05am after a driver crashed into the barrier.

Police, fire, paramedics, and the air ambulance crews were on the scene.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened on the eastbound carriageway between the Brundall roundabout and the Blofield slip road.

The A47 is now open but the slip-road at the Blofield junction remains closed.

The eastbound carriageway of the A47 where there was a fatal road traffic accident today (Wednesday

The eastbound carriageway of the A47 where there was a fatal road traffic accident today (Wednesday 15/9/21) between Brundall roundabout and the Blofield sliproad. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

Police are asking any witnesses of either the crash or the manner of driving to come forward.

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Those with information are being asked to contact Acle Police Station on 101 quoting incident number 28 of September 15, 2021.

Drivers are being advised to avoid the area, and buses have been delayed.

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