Police officer seriously injured after assault during routine stop on A14 in Cambridgeshire

A police officer suffered serious injuries after being assaulted last night during a routine traffic stop.

Tuesday, 6th June 2017, 2:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th June 2017, 3:20 pm

The traffic officer, who was single crewed, was dealing with a driver he had pulled over on the A14 at Galley Hill, near St Ives, just after 11pm on Monday June 5.

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The officer was assaulted by the driver and suffered serious injuries. He has been taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon where he remains in a stable condition.

The driver, a 49-year-old man from Bedford, was arrested at the scene and is currently in custody at Parkside Police Station in Cambridge.