A 4x4 has ploughed through barriers at a level crossing in Norfolk.

The vehicle was videoed destroying the gates which were down at the crossing in Spooner Row near Wymondham on Saturday evening.

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Locals in the area reported hearing a loud crash with the gate being left across the road causing disruption to drivers.

The impact on train services is not currently known.

Wymondham & Attleborough Mercury: The level crossing next to Spooner Row stationThe level crossing next to Spooner Row station (Image: Sonya Duncan)

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The level crossing lies on the busy Norwich to Thetford line.

It is not known if there were any injuries.

One person who was close to the crossing when the vehicle hit the barrier said: "I can't believe what I have just witnessed."

Network Rail, British Transport Police, Norfolk Police and Norfolk County Council have been contacted for comment.