Police officer seriously injured after late night crash

Byall Fen Drove between Chatteris and Manea

A police officer was seriously injured after a crash on Byall Fen Drove between Chatteris and Manea. - Credit: Google Maps

A police officer suffered serious injuries after a crash between Chatteris and Manea. 

The officer was injured after the police van they were travelling in crashed in Byall Fen Drove last night (Sunday). 

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesperson said: “We were notified that a police van was involved in a collision in Byall Fen Drove at about 11.15pm last night. 

“The van was transporting a detainee to custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough.” 

“Two people – a police officer and the detainee – suffered serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.  

“A third person, also a police officer, suffered minor injuries.” 

Police closed off the road, which has since been reopened to motorists at around 7am today (Monday). 

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The spokesperson added: “No other vehicles were involved and those injured were taken to hospital. 

“We are unable to provide any further information at this stage.”