Stoke & Staffordshire

Arrest after motorcycle hits police officer in Tamworth

Hockley Road, Tamworth - generic image Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption The officer was taken to Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield after the incident in Hockley Road, Tamworth

A man has been arrested after a police officer was hit by an off-road motorcycle in Staffordshire.

The 45-year-old officer had head, arm and leg injuries following the incident at about 18:00 BST on Wednesday in Hockley Road, Tamworth.

He was taken to Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield after being treated by ambulance service paramedics.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and a motorcycle has been seized.

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