Rainham mechanic recovering after crash in police car

A RAINHAM mechanic who survived a horrific crash in Walthamstow yesterday (January 12) is recovering in hospital.

The 62-year-old was driving a marked police car when it collided with a lorry ni thhe A406, near Walthamstow, in east London.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to an east London hospital.

The man’s injuries are not life threatening or life changing, police said.

He has a broken arm and a superficial head injury and is due to have an operation this afternoon.

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Police are investigating.

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