Police injured in Armagh hit-and-run

Three policemen were injured in a hit-and-run in Armagh.

The incident occurred in the area of ​​Culdee Street shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday after officers spotted a speeding red Ford Transit van.

They spotted the van speeding from College Street to Abbey Street and attempted to stop the vehicle on Culdee Street.

When an officer got out of the police vehicle to speak to the driver of the van, he collided with the PSNI car and headed towards Upper Irish Street.

Police said the truck driver was still pending Sunday morning.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Some damage was done to the police vehicle and all three officers suffered neck and back pain from the impact of the collision.

“This incident is a prime example of dangerous driving and could have had the most serious consequences for our officers and the public.” – AP

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