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Police car caught in crash on edge of St Ives

Police car caught in crash on edge of St Ives

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 5:29pm 10th December 2019. (Updated at 9:54am 11th December 2019)

An officer is injured after a crash involving a police car in St Ives.

Emergency services were called to Laity Lane on Tuesday afternoon amid reports of a two-vehicle collision.

Photos show both cars having ended up in a hedge.

The driver of the other car was also injured and she has been taken to Treliske Hospital.

Eyewitnesses told Pirate FM there were lots of emergency vehicles in the area and an investigation is underway.

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A police car has been caught in a crash on the edge of St Ives, that has left an officer and one woman injured. Photo: Clive Oxley

"Police were called at 2.30pm today to Laity Lane, St Ives, following reports of a two vehicle collision involving a police car. 

"Fire and ambulance attended.

"A police officer sustained minor injuries.

"The female driver of the second car [and only occupant] sustained an injury but the severity is not yet known. She has been taken to Treliske Hospital.

"An investigation will be carried out into the circumstances of the collision."

Devon and Cornwall Police

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Devon and Cornwall Police are trying to work out exactly what happened and have launched an appeal. Photo: Georgina Hart


Devon and Cornwall Police are trying to work out exactly what happened and have launched an appeal.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting log number 0454 of 10 December.

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