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Police van shunt in Basingstoke caught on camera

Video footage has shown a police officer reversing a van into a car parked in a Hampshire street.

The CCTV video posted on Facebook by the car's owner, Andy Garrad, showed the officer reversing the van, seemingly without looking.

Mr Garrad said he was "fuming" after the crash, which happened outside his house in Basingstoke on Monday.

Ch Insp Simon Dodds said the officer was "mortified" and had taken full responsibility for the shunt.

  • 23 Jul 2014