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Police car crashes outside of Hornchurch station

PUBLISHED: 09:36 27 February 2018 | UPDATED: 09:36 27 February 2018

The incident happened at around 7.30am. Photo: Nicky Cook.

The incident happened at around 7.30am. Photo: Nicky Cook.

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A police car crashed with a 4x4 pick up truck outside of Hornchurch train station on Saturday morning.

The police car crashed into a 4x4 pickup outside of Hornchurch train station. Photo: Steve Fair.The police car crashed into a 4x4 pickup outside of Hornchurch train station. Photo: Steve Fair.

The incident happened at around 7.30am in Station Lane on Saturday (February 24).

According to a police spokeswoman the emergency response vehicle collided with a 4x4 pick up truck.

They said that PC in the vehicle was checked over at Queen’s Hospital in Romford before later being discharged before the end of their shift.

The spokeswoman said that the officer suffered bruising and minor injuries and said that the other party involved in the crash was not injured.

Nicky Cook, 38, of Straight Road, Romford said that he was getting off the bus and was going onto the underground when he saw the incident.

He said: “I saw it as I was getting off the bus, I didn’t see what happened.

“I was just concerned about whoever had been involved in the crash and hoped that they were okay.”

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