PSNI officers injured in stolen car crash in Maghera

Four PSNI officers have been injured after a stolen car collided with two police vehicles in County Londonderry.

A Nissan Juke car was reported to have been stolen in the Manse area of Derry at about 23:50 BST on Thursday and then driven towards the Glenshane Road.

Shortly before 00:35 BST, police saw and followed the car, which was driven towards Fallaghloon Road in Maghera.

The vehicle then collided with the police cars. A man ran from the scene, but was arrested a short time later.

The 26-year-old is being questioned on suspicion of burglary, aggravated vehicle taking and driving away, dangerous driving, driving whilst unfit and failing to stop and remain at the scene of a collision.

The four police officers suffered minor injuries.


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