Two police officers suffer injuries after car crash in Arlesey

TWO police officers have suffered injuries after the car they were travelling in was involved in a collision.

The incident happened in High Street, Arlesey, last Monday at around 8pm when a marked Hertfordshire Police vehicle was in collision with a dark grey Rover 25 which then sped off towards Ickleford.

A member of the public directed officers towards Cricketers Road, where the vehicle had travelled, and they were then directed towards St Johns Road where the car and the driver were located.

The male driver, aged 31 and from Arlesey, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Both officers in the police vehicle suffered minor injuries and the car itself was removed from the road.

Hertfordshire Police would like anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward with information, particularly the members of public who aided officers in their pursuit.

If you have information, contact Sgt Toni Hall on Herts Police’s non-emergency number 101, or text information to 07786200011. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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The driver has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.