Man is trapped for seven hours after his car crashes into a ditch at Tilney All Saints

Man is trapped in car for seven hours before somebody spots him

Man is trapped in car for seven hours before somebody spots him - Credit: Archant

A man sat trapped in his car in a ditch for almost seven hours before somebody noticed he had been in a serious collision on the A47.

The man had serious injuries to his chest although they are not believed to be life threatening.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the road traffic collision at Tilney All Saints.

Officers were called at around 5.30am on Tuesday July 7 to reports of a car, a green Peugeot 206, in a ditch.

On arrival they found a man in the car with serious injuries to his chest and he was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kings Lynn for treatment.


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Following enquiries, officers believe the car had left the road at around 10.45pm on Monday July 6 and the man remained in the car until it was found yesterday morning.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the manner of driving of the vehicle prior to the incident.

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Anyone with information should contact the Norfolk Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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