A helicopter search was called in Grantham today after a hit and run which saw two police officers injured in a crash.
Officers attended Springfield Road at 10.20am on Tuesday after reports of a suspicious vehicle driving erratically.
While they were on their way, a blue Honda HR-V drove in-between the marked police car and a black Volvo, causing a crash.
The two police officers in the vehicle were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
A helicopter was deployed to help search the area, with two of the three males in the Honda being arrested.
At the time of reporting, officers are still looking for the third person involved.
Superintendent Paul Timmins of Lincolnshire Police shared information of the crash on social media, saying the vehicle in question was stolen.
Another one of our patrol vehicles was rammed this morning. 2 officers with minor injuries. Stolen vehicle believed involved in burglaries. Two males arrested nearby. Welfare being placed around officers- thank you. pic.twitter.com/jtpvMeimFt
— Supt Paul Timmins (@SuptPaulTimmins) September 15, 2020
Springfield Road was closed during the incident but is expected to reopen at some point on Tuesday afternoon.
Anyone with information about the incident should call police on 101, quoting incident 105 of 15/09/2020.