Police officers injured as they try to stop motorist
41-year-old Dover man is in custody after a car being followed by
police officers was stopped in Folkestone this afternoon.
Concern about the driver of a Ford
Ka in Folkestone Road, Dover was reported to the police at 3.40pm.
The car was seen by an officer in Capel at 3.44pm and followed into
Folkestone where the car was stopped by officers in Park Farm Road
Three police officers suffered
whiplash injuries and three police vehicles were damaged as
the car was made to stop. Two vehicles driven by members of the
public were also damaged but their drivers were not injured.
The man has been arrested on
suspicion of dangerous driving, driving whilst unfit and assaulting
police officers and is in custody at Folkestone Police Station.
Park Farm Road was closed for several hours whilst
investigations were carried out at the scene and the vehicles were
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