Husband and wife dead and woman seriously injured after crash

Police at the scene of a crash on the A1075 at Wretham. Picture: Marc Betts

Police at the scene of a crash on the A1075 at Wretham. Picture: Marc Betts - Credit: Archant

A husband and wife have died and a third person has been seriously injured after a crash on the A1075.

Police at the scene of a crash on the A1075 at Wretham. Picture: Marc Betts

Police at the scene of a crash on the A1075 at Wretham. Picture: Marc Betts - Credit: Archant

Police were called to Wretham Road, at Hockham, at about 1.18pm on Wednesday, August 28 to a crash between a blue Peugeot 206 and a white Kia Rio.

The driver of the Kia, a man in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger of the same vehicle, a woman in her 70s, was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) by ambulance but died from her injuries.

The driver of the Peugeot, a woman in her 30s, was also taken to the NNUH with serious internal injuries.


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The road was closed for six hours while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Officers want to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who has dash cam footage.

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Anyone with information should contact sergeant Peter Howlett at the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101, quoting call reference number NC-28082019-226.

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