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Driver being followed by police flees from scene as A47 closed at King's Lynn

One lane on the A47 at King's Lynn is closed after a two-vehicle collision involving a car being followed by police this afternoon.

Further police forces were called shortly before 2pm after the collision took place at the Pullover Roundabout.

A spokeswoman for Norfolk Police said the driver being followed by police fled from the scene after the accident.

Enquiries are ongoing to trace the driver who fled from a black Saab. The other vehicle was a Vauxhall.

Following the collision, the black Saab crashed into a ditch.

The other driver involved in the collision has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with minor head injuries.

Police are still on the scene and the A47 Wisbech-bound lane is still closed while vehicles are recovered.

Police were called to attend the scene shortly before 2pm (9810821)
Police were called to attend the scene shortly before 2pm (9810821)

A spokeswoman for Norfolk Police said: "It was not really a pursuit-the vehicle failed to stop for police and we followed a very short time before the collision happened."


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