Arrest after truck strikes Loughborough police officer
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a truck hit a police officer in Leicestershire.
The officer had been responding to a report of a burglary in Allendale Road, Loughborough on Sunday when he was hit by the flatbed truck on nearby Hillcrest Drive.
He was taken to Queen's Medical Centre where he is in a "stable condition", Leicestershire Police said.
A 34-year-old man remains in police custody.
The vehicle which struck the officer was later found abandoned near to Main Street, in Woodthorpe.