Injured officers taken to hospital after 'criminals' ram police car in stolen vehicle

  Posted: 15.09.20 at 16:03 by The Editor

us on Facebook

  See our new Community section

Two police officers were injured after a stolen car 'rammed' into them on a Grantham road earlier today.

Two men have been arrested and police are still seeking a third, following the incident reported around 10.20am.

As Nub News reported previously, the incident happened on Springfield Road, which was blocked for several hours and has now re-opened.

In a statement, Lincolnshire Police said: "Officers attended an incident of a suspicious vehicle driving erratically on Springfield Road, Grantham.

"As the officers were travelling to the location, a blue Honda HR-V drove in between the marked police car and a black Volvo resulting in a minor collision."

The statement continued: "Two officers in the vehicle received minor injuries and were taken to hospital to be assessed. The occupants of the black Volvo were uninjured. A helicopter was deployed to help search the area. Two males were arrested with one still outstanding."

Chief Inspector Pil Vickers also said on twitter: "Police Officers in
@GranthamPolice rammed by Offenders in a stolen Honda

"Innocent members of the public also involved - Thankfully not injured."

He added: "Safety and welfare of Public & Officers is paramount when criminals drive dangerously on our roads."

"Thanks to @LincsARV Team."

A police car was damaged during a incident on Springfield Road, Grantham, earlier today. Two other vehicles also appear to have been damaged near t...