Officers cut free as police car involved in crash in Colchester

Police investigate the scene of a road traffic collision on Lexden Road in Colchester involving an u

Police investigate the scene of a road traffic collision on Lexden Road in Colchester involving an unmarked police car. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Two police officers have had to be cut free from their car after a crash in Colchester.

Emergency services were called to Lexden Road at 2.40pm.

The crash involved a police car and a black Audi A4, and happened between West Lodge Road and Sussex Road.

It is unknown at this time whether the police car was involved in a chase, or the extent of the injuries.

Two fire crews from Colchester released the trapped police officers by 3.56pm.

Police said the incident was ongoing, and the road was closed for investigation.

It is expected to be closed until at least 6pm.

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