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Police car involved in Brighton collision

News   •   Jul 17, 2019 08:55 BST

A Sussex Police car, which was responding to an emergency incident, has been involved in a road traffic collision with a pedestrian in Bear Road, Brighton, around 7.40am on Wednesday (July 17).

The pedestrian suffered serious leg injuries and has been taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Two police officers suffered injuries, not believed to be serious.

The road is currently closed and the matter has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct, as in routine in these circumstances.

Any eye witnesses are asked to report online or call 101 quoting 290 of 17/07.