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A police officer is in a "stable and comfortable" condition after being seriously injured during a chase with the driver of a "suspicious" lorry.
The officer was hurt after being struck by a passing car on the A5 in Staffordshire as he backed away from the driver who was threatening him with a tree branch.
The officer had given chase to the HGV driver after he fled when the policeman had attempted to pull him over.
The Staffordshire Police officer was taken to hospital with serious chest and leg injuries.
A force spokesman said: "The police officer from Tamworth police station has been taken to hospital with suspected serious leg and chest injuries.
"His family have been taken to hospital and colleagues are providing support to them."
The suspect, described as a 6ft white man who was slim, then carjacked a silver Ford Fiesta in a traffic jam.
The car was later found abandoned near a social club in nearby Pelsall, but officers have not arrested the suspect.
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