Car and tractor catch fire following collision

TWO men have been taken to hospital after a car and tractor were involved in a collision and caught fire.

The incident between the John Deere tractor and the Volvo car was on the junction of the B1111 and the A1066 in Gasthorpe at 11.22am today.

Oil and 10 tonnes of grain were spilled into the road, which was damaged after both vehicles caught fire.

One of the men was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital with suspected pelvic and spinal injuries and the other to West Suffolk Hospital with suspected spinal injuries.

Police set up diversions in Garboldisham, closed the A1066 and blocked the A1066 and A1080 roundabout.

Two engines from Norfolk Fire Service attended the incident. One left at 12.50pm and the other remains at the scene.

Pick up a copy of the Bury Free Press on Friday July 22 for full details.