Chertsey: Man arrested after police officers injured

A 29-year-old man has been arrested after two police officers were injured when their vehicle was hit by a stolen car just off the M25 in Surrey.

The BMW, stolen in Hayes, west London last month, was spotted by police heading southbound on the M25 before turning off at the Chertsey junction.

The two officers were injured while they were deploying a stinger device at the top of the slip road on Sunday.

One was inside the police vehicle and the other standing next to it.

Hospital treatment

The driver ran off but one of the officers chased him and used a stun gun on him.

The man, from Hayes, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, dangerous driving, failing to stop, driving while unfit and driving while disqualified.

He remains in custody while the police investigation continues.

The police officers were treated at St Peter's Hospital in Chertsey for shock and minor injuries.

The slip road remained closed for nearly five hours while investigators were at the scene.

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