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Police officers hospitalised after patrol car flips over in Erith crash

PUBLISHED: 12:02 04 September 2017 | UPDATED: 12:02 04 September 2017

Bronze Age Way

Bronze Age Way

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The crash happened on Saturday night

Two police officers escaped serious harm after their vehicle was flipped over in a crash on Saturday night.

The patrolling officers were in Bronze Age Way at 11.17pm when a vehicle came along the road.

The two vehicles collided and, according to a Met Police spokesperson, the patrol car was flipped over, landing on its wheels.

A spokesperson from Met Police said: “Police were called to Bronze Age Way, following a road traffic collision involving a marked police car and another vehicle.

“London Ambulance Service also attended, and two officers attached to Bexley borough suffered non-life threatening injuries.

“They received treatment in hospital and were subsequently discharged.

“There were no arrests. The driver of the non-police vehicle was reported for a driving offence.

“The police car was on patrol, and was not pursuing another vehicle of responding to an incident at the time.”

Following a report, police are now awaiting a response from the driver.


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