Police Officer Injured After Being 'Intentionally' Hit by a Car in Wiltshire

UK News in Pictures

|

Home Breaking Police Officer Injured After Being ‘Intentionally’ Hit by a Car in Wiltshire

Police Officer Injured After Being ‘Intentionally’ Hit by a Car in Wiltshire

Police Officer Injured After Being 'Intentionally' Hit By A Car In Wiltshire

A police officer in Wiltshire required hospital treatment after being deliberately struck by a car while on duty in the late hours of last night.

Police Officer Injured After Being 'Intentionally' Hit By A Car In Wiltshire

The incident unfolded around 11:30 p.m. when the officer, conducting mobile patrol in a marked police car along Conscience Lane in Wiltshire, observed a vehicle parked in a field. Upon approaching the vehicle to investigate, the officer attempted to engage with the occupants.

Police Officer Injured After Being 'Intentionally' Hit By A Car In Wiltshire

However, instead of complying, the driver of the vehicle chose to evade the officer, accelerating away and intentionally colliding with the officer in the process.

Police Officer Injured After Being 'Intentionally' Hit By A Car In Wiltshire

The impact left the officer injured, necessitating medical attention. Fortunately, following treatment at the hospital, the officer has been discharged and is expected to recover at home.

Police Officer Injured After Being 'Intentionally' Hit By A Car In Wiltshire

Duty Superintendent Conway Duncan characterized the incident as “significant,” emphasizing that the driver of the vehicle had deliberately harmed an officer carrying out their duties.

Police Officer Injured After Being 'Intentionally' Hit By A Car In Wiltshire

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses or anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward and assist with their ongoing investigation.

Police Officer Injured After Being 'Intentionally' Hit By A Car In Wiltshire

The deliberate targeting of Police officers while in the line of duty is a matter of grave concern, highlighting the risks faced by those tasked with maintaining public safety. Authorities are urging anyone with relevant information to come forward and help ensure that those responsible for this reprehensible act are brought to justice.

social media2

Never miss another Breaking story again

 

You can sign up to get the latest news, top stories and exclusives sent straight to your WhatsApp from the UKNIP team.

WhatsApp
Instagram
Snapchat

To get stories sent to you, you need to already have WhatsApp. All you need to do is click this link and select ‘join community’

No one will be able to see who is signed up and no one can send messages except the UKNIP team. you can read your privacy policy notice.

Click here to join our WhatsApp community.

Follow UKNIP 

Single Post Template

Most Read