This is terrible news. The officer was working to help others and keep people safe, in this instance responding to an emergency call.
All our sympathies and thoughts go out to his family and friends.
Police officers across the country put their lives at risk every night so we all can be safer and more secure, and they deserve our deep gratitude."
The former colleagues of a police officer who died in a road accident in North Yorkshire pay their respects.
North Yorkshire Police's temporary Chief Constable has led the tributes to PC Andrew Bramma, who tragically died while on duty.
A police officer has died in a road accident while answering an emergency call near Ripon, North Yorkshire Police said today.