A47 chaos as van trapped in large hole

Lynn Road Swaffham Water burst flooding the main road. ANL-150610-151422009
Lynn Road Swaffham Water burst flooding the main road. ANL-150610-151422009

Repair work was taking place today after a large pot hole opened up on the A47 at Swaffham yesterday

Police said a burst water main has caused a part of Lynn Road to concave to create a large hole and a van was initially trapped in the hole at the entrance of Four Bells Caravan Park.

Lynn Road Swaffham Water burst flooding the main road. ANL-150610-151337009

Lynn Road Swaffham Water burst flooding the main road. ANL-150610-151337009

Engineers from Anglian Water went to the scene to reinstate water to properties.

The incident yesterday partially closed a slip road on to the A47, causing delays.