Police car crashes on 999 call

A police car on a 999 call has been involved in a crash in Colchester.

It happened at 5.20pm on Saturday evening on London Road near the junction with Trafalgar Road.

The officers were responding to a call about an assault and criminal damage incident.

The driver of the other car, a gold-coloured Rover, was taken to hospital with a slight injury. The police officers were shaken but not harmed.

Police are appealing for witnesses.