Two boats crash with woman 'knocked into water' in Norfolk

A woman is believed to have been thrown into a river after an accident between two boats in Great Yarmouth.

The vessels collided near the yacht station on the River Bure, with Humbler Coastguard telling the BBC it was a ‘very serious’ crash.

A section of the river has been closed off while emergency services attend the scene.

Norfolk Police said: ‘Officers were called just before 1.35pm today to reports of a woman in the water at North Quay following an incident involving a boat.

‘Officers are currently in attendance, along with Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, the East of England Ambulance Service and Coastguard.’

‘Lawn Avenue is currently closed in both direction between Fullers Hill roundabout and the bus depot whilst emergency service deal with the incident. Diversions are currently in place via Northgate Street.’

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