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Police officers injured in crash near Banbury

Category: England

Published: 9th Jun 2012 10:40:50

Two Warwickshire police officers were hurt when their patrol car crashed near Banbury.

The officers were en route to an emergency when their car hit a verge on the A423 between Mollington and Great Bourton just before 06:00 BST.

Both officers were taken to hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be serious.

The road was expected to be closed for several hours and police are appealing for witnesses.

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