Two Thames Valley Police officers have been injured following a collision in Hungerford according to reports from Thames Valley Police
The officers, who were on duty at the time, were travelling along the A4 Bath Road in a police car at about 23.40 hours last night (27/2).
Their police vehicle was involved in a collision with a heavy goods vehicle.
One of the officers sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
The other officer sustained minor injuries and was also taken to hospital for treatment.
A spokesperson for Thames Valley Police confirmed that he has since been discharged.
The driver of the heavy goods vehicle was not injured in the accident.
An investigation into the incident is taking place, and the driver of the heavy goods vehicle was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
Police have confirmed that the lorry driver is still in custody.
Superintendent Jim Weems, local police area commander for West Berkshire, said:
“Our thoughts are with these two officers, their families and their colleagues.
“They are receiving support at this difficult time.
“If anyone has any information relating to this incident, we would ask that they call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101 quoting reference 1570 (27/2).”
A spokesperson for the Thames Valley Police Federation said:
“The thoughts of all at Thames Valley Police Federation are with our injured colleagues and their families”.
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