No action on police crash driver

A POLICE officer who crashed into a garden wall while answering an emergency call, will not face prosecution in court for his driving.Suffolk Police today confirmed that an internal investigation into the accident - which saw a police car plough into a wall in Colchester Road Ipswich, at 4am on June 7 - had been wrapped up, and he will not face internal disciplinary action either.

A POLICE officer who crashed into a garden wall while answering an emergency call, will not face prosecution in court for his driving.

Suffolk Police today confirmed that an internal investigation into the accident - which saw a police car plough into a wall in Colchester Road Ipswich, at 4am on June 7 - had been wrapped up, and he will not face internal disciplinary action either.

As the Evening Star reported at the time, the police constable lost control of the Vauxhall Omega car as he responded to a report of car thieves.

Shocked Jim Auton and his wife former mayor Gillian were about to load bags into their Volvo estate car, when the police car demolished 6ft of wall outside their home. Bricks flew out and several vehicles were damaged as well as the wall. One officer was taken to hospital suffering from shock, but was not injured.

Today a spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said the report on the investigation by a traffic inspector and a sergeant, had been finished.

She said: "A full investigation was carried out in relation to this accident.

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"On the basis of the information gathered from the investigation, there will

be no prosecution against the officer involved, or any internal proceedings."

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