Sussex

Police officer hurt at Hove crash scene

Scene of Hove accident (picture by Eddie Mitchell)
Image caption The police officer was at the scene of a crash involving two vehicles in Hove

A police officer was left with injuries to her knee and wrist after being hit by a car while she was at the scene of a road accident in Hove.

Sussex Police said the officer was knocked over after the two-vehicle crash in The Drive on Monday night.

She received minor injuries when she was hit by a third car whose driver did not see her standing in the road.

The driver of a van involved in the original accident was arrested on suspicion of drinking and driving.

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