Man in hospital after car flips in police pursuit through Rainham

PUBLISHED: 15:45 16 March 2018

A man was taken to hospital after he flipped a car in a police chase through Rainham last night.

A man was taken to hospital after he flipped a car in a police chase through Rainham last night.

Billy Maynard

A man was taken to hospital after a car flipped in a police pursuit through Rainham last night.

At around 11.40pm last night (Thursday, March 15) police officers attempted to stop a car in the Dagenham area, but the car failed to stop and officers contiuned to chase him through the Rainham area in a police pursuit.

A short time later the car crashed on Manor Way, Rainham and both the fire brigade and ambulance service attended the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was then taken to an east London hospital with injuries that were deemed non life-threatening and non life-changing.

He was arrested but later released under investigation.

No police officers were injured but a police vehicle was damaged.

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