Two men die after car crashes into pedestrians in Norwich

23 November 2019, 15:16

Two men died and a woman was taken to hospital following the incident
Two men died and a woman was taken to hospital following the incident. Picture: Google/PA
Nick Hardinges

By Nick Hardinges

Two men have died and another has been left with life-changing injuries after a car ran into pedestrians near Norfolk Showground.

The driver, who was in his 30s, and a male pedestrian in his 40s were pronounced dead at the scene at around 5pm Friday evening on Dereham Road, Norwich.

A woman in her 50s was rushed to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with life-changing injuries and remains in a serious condition.

Norwich Police say a blue Subaru was involved in the collision.

They want to hear from people who were in the area at the time or anyone who may have dashcam footage.

The road was closed for more than eight hours while emergency services dealt with the incident.

An air ambulance was also called to the scene, with the road reopening at around 1:20am Saturday morning.

No further details about the deceased are being released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to phone 101 quoting reference number 313 of 22 November 2019.