Attempted murder suspect arrested after police officer hit by car in Wolverhampton

By Thomas Parkes | Tipton | Crime | Published:

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was hit by a car in Wolverhampton.

The officer was struck by a BMW after flagging down a speeding driver in the early hours of this morning.

Victoria Street. Photo: Google

The driver made off from Victoria Street in the city centre, with a rapid response vehicle tracing the car back to an apartment in Newhall Street, Tipton, less than an hour later.

A 22-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and drink-driving and remains in police custody.

A spokesman for Wolverhampton Police said: "Great work by our officers and we wish our injured PC a speedy recovery."

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
Senior Reporter - @TParkes_Star

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