A47: Teenage Girl Killed In Crash

Police have now named the woman who died in a road crash which happened on the A47 on Tuesday morning.

Ellie Tweed, who was 18 and lived in Hemsby in Norfolk, died at the scene of the collision at North Burlingham.

At approximately 5:30am on Tuesday, a black Fiat Punto travelling eastbound was in collision with a large goods vehicle parked in a layby, close to the Lingwood junction. The car burst into flames following the collision.

The other occupants of the car were four young women, in their late teens and from the local area. They were all taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment - three remain there in a serious but stable condition. The fourth was transferred to Addenbrooke's Hospital where she is in a critical but stable condition.

Police are renewing their appeal for information following the collision. Calls should be made to PC Ian Thexton at Norfolk Police's Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

Appeal For Witnesses After A47 Crash
2nd November 2011, 08:14

Police are urging witnesses to come forward after one passenger died in a car crash on the A47 in North Burlingham in Norfolk yesterday.

At around 5.30am yesterday, a black Fiat Punto was in a collision with a lorry parked in a layby, close to the Lingwood junction.

The car burst into flames after the crash.

The front seat passenger died at the scene, and the four others were taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment - one is in a critical but stable condition, the other three have serious injuries.

It is believed that the occupants of the car were five young women, aged between 17 and 20 years old, from across Norfolk.

The road was closed for several hours after the crash reopening at 1.25pm.

Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash, or stopped at the scene afterwards. Calls should be made to PC Ian Thexton at Norfolk Police's Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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