A 'serious' crash was blocking part of the A47 in west Norfolk this morning. 

National Highways closed the road in both directions between the junction for the A17 at King's Lynn and the B198 near Wisbech due to the crash in Terrington St John.

Police, fire and ambulance services were in attendance and the road remained blocked off throughout this afternoon.

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Fire crews from Lynn South, Terrington St Clement and Lynn North were called to the crash at 10.17am.

The scene was made safe and the vehicle occupants were released using hydraulic rescue equipment.

The work of Norfolk and Fire Rescue Service was concluded at 10.53am.

Reports have suggested a lorry and a car were involved in the crash and that several emergency service vehicles responded to the incident.

The scene is now clear and the road has reopened in both directions.