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Update - condition of Police officer involved in car crash

Update - condition of Police officer involved in car crash on East Coast Road

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 - 2:15pm


The Police officer involved in a car crash this morning on East Coast Road on the North Shore remains in a critical condition in hospital.

The North Shore Constable, who is aged in his 30's, appears to have had a medical event and crashed as a result. His family are with him and Police are providing them with ongoing support.

Police would like to thank all those who assisted this morning, including several members of the public, and staff from St John Ambulance and the Fire Service. Many of these people carried out first aid on the Officer. A number of the Police staff who responded to the incident work closely with the officer and staff are being offered support from the Police welfare team.

Inspector Shanan Gray, North Shore Area Commander says, "This is obviously a difficult time for everyone involved, and we'd like to thank the public for their concern, including those who have phoned to ask after the officer, or sent messages with their best wishes."


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