A police watchdog probe is underway after a woman was hit by a police car yesterday, officers have confirmed.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission has told that investigators have now visited the scene of the crash in Worksop yesterday, and are now 'assessing' if a full investigation is required.
A spokesperson said after they were referred to the case by Nottinghamshire Police: "The IPCC was informed of a collision involving a police vehicle and a pedestrian in Memorial Avenue, Worksop, which happened at around 4.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, 29 December), and deployed investigators to the scene.
"We are currently assessing whether there should be an investigation involving the IPCC."
Nottinghamshire Police has also confirmed that an collision occurred involving a police car and a female pedestrian, leaving the woman, beleived to be in her 30s, with serious injuries, and their own investigation is underway.
Officers said: “The collision, involving a marked police vehicle, happened shortly after 4.30pm in Memorial Avenue.”
“A thorough investigation of the circumstances of the collision is underway.”
"The woman was in a serious condition when she was taken to hospital but is now in a stable condition."