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UPDATE: Man seriously injured in crash between tractor and train at Roudham near Thetford.




Train and Tractor crash at Roudham ANL-161004-191114009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham ANL-161004-191114009

A man was seriously injured today in a collision between a train and a tractor at a level crossing in Roudham near Thetford.

Police, fire and ambulance were called to the scene at Hall Road at around 12.30pm today, Sunday April 10.

Train and Tractor crash at Roudham ANL-161004-191019009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham ANL-161004-191019009

The train had 135 passengers on board at the time of the crash and around half-a-dozen passengers were reported to have minor injuries including cuts, bruising and suffering shock.

The tractor driver suffered serious injuries in the collision.

The train was damaged in the crash but had not been derailed.

Emergency services remain at the scene with British Transport Police.

Train and Tractor crash at Roudham ANL-161004-191051009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham ANL-161004-191051009

Police have closed the road while the incident is dealt with and motorists are advised to avoid the area as the road will be closed for some time.

Train services will also be delayed.

The scene of the crash at Roudham between a train and a tractor. Photo courtesy of Alex Youngs ANL-161004-145152001
The scene of the crash at Roudham between a train and a tractor. Photo courtesy of Alex Youngs ANL-161004-145152001
The scene of the crash at Roudham between a train and a tractor. Photo courtesy of Alex Youngs ANL-161004-145203001
The scene of the crash at Roudham between a train and a tractor. Photo courtesy of Alex Youngs ANL-161004-145203001
The scene of the crash at Roudham between a train and a tractor. Photo courtesy of Alex Youngs ANL-161004-145140001
The scene of the crash at Roudham between a train and a tractor. Photo courtesy of Alex Youngs ANL-161004-145140001
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham''Pictured: The tractor that crashed with the train ANL-161004-191337009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham''Pictured: The tractor that crashed with the train ANL-161004-191337009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham''Pictured: The tractor wheel found on the line quite a way from the vehicle ANL-161004-191402009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham''Pictured: The tractor wheel found on the line quite a way from the vehicle ANL-161004-191402009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham''Pictured: The tractor that crashed with the train ANL-161004-191325009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham''Pictured: The tractor that crashed with the train ANL-161004-191325009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham ANL-161004-191138009
Train and Tractor crash at Roudham ANL-161004-191138009


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