Charge over off-duty PC hit by car in Chelmsford

A man has been charged after an off-duty police officer was hit by a car in Essex.

The officer was knocked down on the slip road between the A130 and A12, in Chelmsford, at 16:30 GMT on 18 November.

A 59 year old arrested soon after the incident was questioned on suspicion of attempted murder and later bailed.

He has now been charged with careless driving and is due at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on 20 January.

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