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Two injured after police car involved in collision at busy junction

PUBLISHED: 17:46 30 May 2019 | UPDATED: 18:18 30 May 2019

The incident has left Bury Road in Newmarket closed in both directions while police, firefighters and paramedics work at the scene. The road is closed at the junction of the A1304 and B1506 Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The incident has left Bury Road in Newmarket closed in both directions while police, firefighters and paramedics work at the scene. The road is closed at the junction of the A1304 and B1506 Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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A police vehicle and a car have collided on a busy Newmarket road after responding to reports of a golf buggy crash.

The incident happened about 3.20pm on May 30, when a car and a police vehicle reportedly collided in Bury Road, Newmarket.

One person was trapped in the car following the incident.

Three fire crews were sent to the scene of the incident to help the person from the damaged vehicle.

A police spokesman said: "We can confirm that officers responded to a report of criminal damage in Newmarket today.

"It was reported a golf buggy had collided with some gates in Adastral Close in Newmarket at some point after 3pm.

"While en route to the incident, at around 3.20pm, a police car and another car were involved in a collision in Bury Road, Newmarket.

"Emergency services attended the scene and two people have been taken to hospital.

"At this stage it is not believed the injuries are serious."

Bury Road reopened about 6pm on May 30 after the scene of the incident had been cleared.


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