Nantwich police officers hurt in crash after 999 call

Two police officers were taken to hospital with head injuries after the patrol car they were in crashed into a tree as they responded to a 999 call.

The officers, a man and a woman based at Nantwich police station, were called to reports of an attempted burglary at a supermarket in the Cheshire town at about 04:00 GMT.

They were treated and discharged from Leighton Hospital in Crewe after the collision in Beam Street, Nantwich.

Nobody else was involved in the crash.

Cheshire Police said the cause of the collision was being investigated.

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