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Police officer hurt in 999 pursuit crash
11:40am Sunday 15th July 2012 in News
A police officer suffered a broken arm and dislocated shoulder in a crash during a pursuit.
The female response officer was injured after the car she was travelling in collided with another car it was attempting to overtake in Nyewood Lane near Stocker Road, Bognor, at around 9pm on Wednesday.
The police car was responding to an emergency call with blue lights and sirens in Nyetimber Lane looking for a suspect who had run off after being approached by an officer.
The car was chasing the suspect when it collided with another vehicle and then hit a garden wall.
A 53-year-old woman from Bognor who was driving the black Golf which collided with the police car was treated at the scene for shock.
The police officer was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Sergeant Stewart Goodwin, from West Sussex Roads Policing Unit, said: “I’d like to thank drivers for their patience as the road was closed for around two hours while the casualties were attended to and the road made safe.”
Any witnesses to the accident are asked to call 101 quoting serial 1779 of 11/7.
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