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Two police officers hurt in M6 Toll car chase crash

Two police officers have been injured during a high-speed car chase on the M6 Toll in Staffordshire.

At around 9:45am police began tracking an MG ZR, which was being driven 'erratically' on the M6 through Staffordshire.

Officers tried to stop the car and put a rolling road block in place to protect other road users.

The car, travelling at speeds of up to 90mph, then went onto the M6 Toll.

After the motorway had been closed between junctions T8 and T6, the car collided with the marked police BMW.

Both cars crashed into the central reservation and ended up in the embankment.

Two police officers have been taken to hospital, but their injuries are not thought to be serious.

A 23 year old man, has also been taken to hospital with reported leg injuries.

He was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving, failing to stop and driving while under the influence of drink or drugs.


Crash involving six cars on M6 Toll motorway

Fire crews are at the scene of a crash involving six cars on the M6 Toll motorway in the West Midlands.

Eyewitnesses have described how there was heavy hail or sleet falling at the time of the incident.

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