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Man dies after car leaves A47 at Wendling, between Swaffham and Dereham





A man in his 70s has died after the car he was driving left the A47 following a medical episode this afternoon.

The East of England Ambulance Service said a man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at Wendling, between Swaffham and Dereham.

A spokesperson said they were called to the collision just before 1.30pm with reports that a vehicle had left the road and crashed on the A47.

A man has died after the car he was driving lef the A47 at Wendling. Picture: Google Maps
A man has died after the car he was driving lef the A47 at Wendling. Picture: Google Maps

Three ambulances, an ambulance officer vehicle and the Norfolk Accident Rescue Service were sent to the scene.

“Sadly, the driver of the car, an adult man, was pronounced dead at the scene,” they said.

Police shut the A47 in both directions between the A1075 at Dereham and the A1065 at Swaffham due to the incident.

It had reopened by 5.35pm, with National Highways officials saying that the scene was clear and that there were no residual delays in the area.

A Norfolk Police spokesperson said no other vehicles were involved in the crash.



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