Police officer has surgery for fractured knee cap as man is charged with dangerous driving

A police officer has undergone surgery for a fractured knee cap after he was injured while on duty responding to a suspicious vehicle in Harrogate.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 11:51 am
Bewerley Road in Harrogate.

The car, a green Vauxhall Insigna, collided with the officer, resulting in him falling over and being seriously injured. He remains in hospital after his surgery.

North Yorkshire Police have confirmed a 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged with three offences, including causing serious injury by dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified and use of a motor vehicle without third party insurance.

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He is due to appear at Harrogate Magistrates' Court today.

A 35-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman who were arrested have been released on conditional bail.