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Taxi collision on Leicester’s Troon Way injures police officers and taxi driver

In the early hours of Sunday, a collision involving a taxi and a police vehicle on the A563 Troon Way sent two police officers and the taxi driver to hospital.

The incident, which occurred at approximately 2am, prompted a nine-hour road closure at the crossroads with Nicklaus Road and the roundabout with Barkbythorpe Road.

Leicestershire Police immediately responded to the scene after receiving reports of the crash. The exact circumstances leading to the collision are still under investigation. Preliminary reports indicate that the taxi driver collided into the back of the police vehicle.

Emergency medical services swiftly arrived at the scene, providing initial medical assistance. The taxi driver was transported to the hospital, where they were treated for minor injuries. The two police officers were also taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure to be examined and checked over.


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