Met Police officer suffered broken arm in A12 crash
- 26 July 2013
- From the section Essex
A police officer injured when the police car he was driving overturned on the A12 in Essex suffered a broken arm, the Metropolitan Police have confirmed.
All three lanes of the southbound stretch were closed for several hours after the accident at 07:30 BST on Thursday at Margaretting near Chelmsford.
The Met Police's Silver Hyundai i30 was the only vehicle involved.
The male passenger, also a Met Police officer, suffered minor injuries.
At the time of the crash, the officer was reported to have suffered serious injuries. Both have now been discharged from hospital.
A Met Police spokesman said the marked car was not answering an emergency call when the crash happened.