Two police officers left with life-threatening injuries after Suffolk crash

Two police officers have been left with life-threatening injuries after a crash in Suffolk.

The policemen were in a police car that was in a collision with a BMW on the B1112 in Eriswell on Sunday afternoon.

They were taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge by land ambulance with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the BMW, a man aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving while unfit through drink or drugs.

Suffolk Police said he was taken to West Suffolk Hospital as a precaution and has since been taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning, where he remains.

It is understood that the two officers were responding to an emergency call but were not in pursuit of the BMW at the time of the collision.

Anyone with information about what happened is urged to contact Suffolk Police.