Major Norfolk road will be closed for ‘some time’ after serious crash

A crash on the A11 has brought traffic to a standstill. Photo: Emma Parkinson

A crash on the A11 has brought traffic to a standstill. Photo: Emma Parkinson - Credit: Emma Parkinson

A major Norfolk road is currently closed due to a crash.

A crash caused the A11 to close for a number of hours tonight.

It happened around 7.20pm and Norfolk Police closed the road between Thetford and Larling after what the Highways Agency described as “a serious incident”.

Traffic southbound - the lane in which the collision happened - and northbound came to a standstill.

Highways England said the road would be closed for “some time” and they expected it would be clear between 2.30am and 2.45am tomorrow (Thursday).


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Emma Parkinson was stuck on the northbound carriageway.

She said northbound traffic started moving again around 8.40pm, but those on southbound remained at a standstill.

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Both southbound lanes remained closed while police investigations continued.

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