A police van was involved in a crash in York today (Thursday).
Emergency services were called to the incident, on Chaloners Road, Dringhouses, at around 10.20am.
The van and a Fiat 500 collided.
Where it happened
According to witnesses, the police van had its blue lights flashing but no siren.
They heard a “massive smash” as the collision happened at the junction with Farmlands Road.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “A marked police van was involved in a collision with a Fiat car on Chaloners Road, York at around 10.20am on Thursday 31 August.
“The occupants of both vehicles, two police officers from the van and the driver of the car, were checked at the scene by the ambulance service.
“No one was taken to hospital. The passenger, one of the two officers in the police van, suffered a minor hand injury in the collision.
“The circumstance that led to the collision are under investigation at this time.”
Firefighters from Acomb went to the incident.
A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “All persons were out of the vehicles on arrival and there were no injuries. Crews made the vehicles safe.”
The badly damaged police van was later removed on the back of a lorry.
Anyone who witnessed the collision but has not yet spoken to the police is asked to get in touch.
Please call North Yorkshire Police on 101 and pass information for incident 12230164162.