Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire police officer hurt in M11 hit and run

CCTV released by Cambridgeshire Police of five men Image copyright Cambs Police
Image caption Cambridgeshire Police has released a CCTV picture of five men officers would like to speak to

A motorcycle police officer has been seriously injured when he was in collision with a car which failed to stop in Cambridgeshire.

The crash, involving a black BMW, happened near junction 10 of the M11, at about 16:00 BST on Monday.

The officer has serious but not life-threatening injuries to his legs.

The BMW driver did not stop but the car was later found in Harston. Police said they were looking for five men in connection with the crash.

Det Sgt Sarah Gaylor, from Cambridgeshire Police, said: "It is fortunate the officer was not more seriously injured."

After being treated by paramedics at the scene, the police officer was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

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