Leeds & West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Police officers injured in A1 accident

Two police officers were injured when their car left the road as they responded to an emergency call in West Yorkshire.

The accident happened during hazardous driving conditions at about 19:35 BST on Thursday on the A1 northbound near Wetherby.

The car hit standing water before mounting an embankment.

Both officers were airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary where they were detained.

The officers, members of a regional policing team, were heading to assist with an incident in Middlesbrough, police said.

No other vehicle was thought to have been involved.

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