Five police officers rushed to hospital after patrol car crashes into taxi

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The incident took place in Dartford town centre, at about 3.20am.  

All five officers are receiving hospital treatment, though none of their injuries are believed to be life threatening.

Police are urging any witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman for Kent police said: “Witnesses are being urged to come forward after five police officers were injured during a collision in Dartford.

“The incident, which involved a Kent Police patrol car and a white Toyoya Prius taxi, happened in Home Gardens at around 3.20am on Sunday.

“All five officers were taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries of varying severity, none of which are believed to be life-threatening.

“No serious injuries were sustained by anyone who was travelling in the taxi.”

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