Three police officers injured after being rammed in car chase

Three police officers injured
CREDIT: Guardia Civil - Twitter

THREE Guardia Civil officers have been injured in Velez-Malaga after being rammed by a stolen van following a police chase on the A-7 towards Algarrobo.

One of the officers had to be airlifted to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ at around 11.45am on Tuesday, December 29.

The other two sustained minor injuries.


The van had been stolen from Motril, and when the Guardia Civil tried to stop the driver, he rammed the vehicle into their car.

He has been arrested.

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Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
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