Merseyside Police Armed Response Vehicle BMW X5 crashes into ditch Churchtown Southport

The emergency services were called to Wyke Lane Churchtown, Southport, at approximately 4:30pm this afternoon (Sunday 14th October 2012) following reports of a RTC.

A Merseyside Police BMW X5 Armed Response Vehicle left the road and crashed into a ditch.

Officers along with their firearms were taken by ambulance to Southport & Formby DGH for treatment.

Their condition is unknown at the present time.

OTS News understands the vehicle was not in a pursuit at the time of the accident.

An internal investigation is underway into the cause of the accident.

The vehicle was recovered by FMC Recovery a short time later.

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