FOUR PSNI OFFICERS HURT IN BORDER CRASH

20 August 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Patsy McArdle

Four PSNI officers were injured on Monday last during a chase in which their police vehicle was rammed near the Castleblayney border in South Armagh. The incident happened at Jonesboro when the police vehicle was rammed by a Ford transit van. The police vehicle was rammed and a second one was struck and lifted off the ground by the silver-coloured Ford Transit van, according to a PSNI spokesperson. The incident occurred on Finnegan’s Road. The 31-year-old driver of the van was arrested on suspicion of several offences and remanded in custody.

The charges include handling stolen goods, dangerous driving and driving without insurance. THE PSNI were on patrol on Finnegan’s Road at the time and were alerted to the manner in which a silver Ford Transit van was being driven. The driver of the van subsequently rammed the police vehicle, forcing it off the road. At that stage, two officers suffered minor injuries, the PSNI said. As the van continued, officers in…

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