UK Police officer cut from car after crash with 'stolen' horse box in Bolton last minute news

MetiNews.Com - Images from the scene show both vehicles were badly damaged

UK Police officer cut from car after crash with 'stolen' horse box in Bolton last minute news

MetiNews.Com - Images from the scene show both vehicles were badly damaged

UK Police officer cut from car after crash with 'stolen' horse box in Bolton last minute news
02 August 2020 - 15:16

Breaking News ! A police officer had to be cut out of a marked car after a serious crash with a horse box, which was believed to have been stolen, earlier today. The collision happened in the early hours of Sunday on Thicketford Road in Bolton, near to the junction with Ainsworth Lane. Images taken at the scene by Ady Taylor, station at manager at Bolton North and Horwich Fire Stations, showed both vehicles were badly damaged in the crash. The horse box was knocked across the road and appeared to have hit a house opposite St Augustine's Parish Church. According to Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, it had been stolen, but GMP have not confirmed the status of the horse box yet. Read More Related Articles Car bursts into flames on hard shoulder of motorway Read More Related Articles Sign up for daily news updates from Bolton with our new free email newsletter Firefighters had to cut the officer from the car (Image: Ady Taylor) The police car came to a stop at the Ainsworth Lane junction. Paramedics were called to treat the injured officer and firefighters from Bolton North Fire Station cut the vehicle's doors off. There were no reports of other injuries and the condition of the police officer is not known. The horse box is believed to have been stolen (Image: Ady Taylor) Sharing pictures from the scene on Twitter, Mr Taylor said: "Turned out to an RTC (road traffic collision) involving a GMP Traffic Unit car and a stolen horse box.

. "Hopefully the fellow blue light responder is back on duty soon, no further casualties." The road was closed to traffic (Image: Ady Taylor) The road was closed while paramedics helped the injured officer and the vehicles were removed from the scene. It has since been reopened. Anyone with information about this incident can contact GMP on 101. Alternatively, use the Live Chat feature at www.gmp.police.uk.

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UK Police officer cut from car after crash with 'stolen' horse box in Bolton last minute news


UK Police officer cut from car after crash with 'stolen' horse box in Bolton last minute news


UK Police officer cut from car after crash with 'stolen' horse box in Bolton last minute news


UK Police officer cut from car after crash with 'stolen' horse box in Bolton last minute news

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