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Two Police Officers Injured In Westcliff Crash
Two police officers have been injured after a car crash in Westcliff.
Their marked police car collided with two other vehicles on Shorefield Road just after 10am yesterday (Monday, 28 March).
Essex Police said: "The unit was involved in the search for a Mercedes which had left the scene of another collision in Western Esplanade and had not failed to stop for those officers as previously stated.
"Two male officers in the vehicle were taken to hospital. One was left with only minor injuries while the other is being treated for a head injury and possible broken arm.
"Subsequently officers have arrested two 24-year-old men from Leigh in connection with the incident on Western Esplanade.
"One has been arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent and drugs possession while the other has been arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drink or drugs, failing to stop at the scene of an accident and drugs possession.
"Officers believe the Mercedes had been stolen.
"The collision involving the police car is being treated as a separate incident".
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