Officer hurt in Gloucester police car crash

A police officer suffered a serious back injury when his car was involved in an accident in Gloucester.

The force said the car was responding to an emergency call at the Kingsway traffic lights when it collided with a Volkswagen Lupo on Sunday.

The male officer was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital for treatment and a second male officer suffered a broken nose.

The two occupants of the Lupo escaped the collision with minor injuries.

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