Arrests made following A12 crash

POLICE have arrested two men on suspicion of dangerous driving after a fatal collision on the A12.

POLICE have arrested two men on suspicion of dangerous driving after a fatal collision on the A12.

The men, aged 39 and 36, were arrested after the BMW they were travelling in collided with a Ford Escort.

A third man was taken to hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The 38 year-old driver of the Ford Escort died from his injuries.

His three passengers, a 40 year-old woman and their three children, aged 14, 12 and 10, are being treated in hospital for their injuries, which are not thought to be life threatening.

The incident happened at about 7pm on Saturday on the A12 near to Hopton, Norfolk, when the silver BMW Coupe, travelling north, was in collision with the blue Ford Escort, travelling south.

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Fire and ambulance service crews attended the scene and diversions were in place for several hours.

Anyone who saw what happened, who can provide information regarding the manner of driving of the two vehicles prior to the collision, or can provide any information that can assist the investigation, have been asked to contact Sergeant Paul Sturman or Pc Simone Sutcliffe of the road policing department at Acle police station on 0845 4564567.

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