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Officer injured as car crashes into police bike then car in chase near Bridgnorth

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A police officer was injured in a crash with a car that then collided with a second police vehicle near Bridgnorth.

The driver of the car was arrested after a chase that ended with the second crash.

The officer on the bike was taken to hospital but was not seriously injured.

The incident happened on the A458 between Bridgnorth and Much Wenlock on Thursday and the road was closed for more than two hours as a result.

A West Mercia Police spokesman said: "At 3.30pm a police motorbike was struck by a car on the A458 at Muckley Cross between Bridgnorth and Much Wenlock.

"The officer was not seriously injured in the collision, however, did receive hospital treatment for minor injuries.

"Following a short pursuit a second collision happened between a police vehicle and the car. Noone was injured.

"The driver of the car has been arrested in connection with the collision.

"Enquiries are on-going and anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 491s 250620."

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

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