Appeal for witnesses after A47 crash
01 August 2013
Roads policing officers are appealing for witnesses following a
road traffic collision on the A47.
The incident took place at shortly before 10am yesterday
Wednesday 31 July 2013 on the Acle Straight close to the junction
with Branch Road.
A white Renault Premium HGV lorry was travelling towards
Norwich followed by a black Vauxhall Astra. A grey 599cc
Kawasaki motorcycle was travelling in the opposite direction when
it collided with some debris in the road and subsequently the
The 36-year-old motorcyclist received serious leg and arms
injuries as a result of the collision and was taken to the Norfolk
and Norwich University Hospital for treatment. He remains at
hospital where he is described as being in a stable condition.
The road was closed until around 2.30pm to allow emergency
services to attend the scene.
Officers are keen to speak to anyone who believes they may have
witnessed the incident or seen any of the vehicles prior to the
Witnesses are asked to contact PC Andrew Pearce at Acle
Roads Policing on 101.
Previous Press Release
31 July 2013
Police are currently dealing with a serious road traffic
collision on the A47 Acle Straight.
The incident involving a motorcycle and car happened close to
the Halvergate turning shortly before 10am today.
Emergency services including the air ambulance are on the scene
and the road has been closed with traffic diverted via the A1064
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