Man Charged After Police Officer Run Over In Walsall
11 September 2018, 12:10 | Updated: 11 September 2018, 12:35
A man's been charged after a police officer was seriously injured in a hit and run in Walsall.
The 50-year-old female officer, a constable with West Midlands Police, was trying to diffuse a domestic incident in Hatherton Road on Thursday, when she was hit by car.
She's been in hospital receiving treatment for a head injury, broken ribs and a punctured lung.
In a statement, the force said Clover Johnson, of Hilary Road, Walsall, has been charged with grievous bodily harm, assault, actual bodily harm and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
A man's been charged with serious assault after a police officer was injured in a hit & run in #Walsall— West Mids News (@HeartWMidsNews) September 11, 2018
Clover Johnson from Hilary Road, Pleck, has been charged with GBH, assault, actual bodily harm & causing serious injury by dangerous driving #HeartNews pic.twitter.com/N1ijiQs8rc
He's set to appear at Walsall Magistrates Court.