Police officer taken to hospital after their car crashes into lamp post while 'following' another vehicle in Middleton
A police car crashed into a lamp post while 'following' another vehicle in Middleton.
The officer inside was cut free from the smashed up patrol car by fire crews.
He was taken to hospital by ambulance, however the extent of his injuries are not yet clear.
GMP have said the officer was only taken as a precaution, however the ambulance service described it as 'major trauma'.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Rochdale Road, near to The Crown Inn, just after midnight on Friday.
A spokesman for GMP said that officers spotted a vehicle just over an hour earlier, and that there was... read more
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