Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury road traffic collision in Milton Keynes.

Officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at around 7.25pm on Belsize Avenue, Springfield, Milton Keynes on Saturday (3/11).

After officers arrived at the scene, the offenders made off in a car, believed to be a black Audi S3, which was then involved in a collision with a police officer nearby on Beverley Place.

As a result of the collision the police officer suffered a serious but non-life-threatening injury to her leg. She was taken to Milton Keynes University Hospital and then transferred to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. Nobody else was injured during the incident.

An investigation has been launched in relation to this incident. No arrests have been made.

Ongoing support is being given to the injured officer and her family.

Senior Investigating Officer DS Justin Fletcher said, “We are at the early stages of this investigation in which a police officer suffered a serious injury.

“We would ask anyone who has seen the vehicle, which we believe to be an Audi S3, travelling along Belsize Avenue or Beverley Place, in Springfield, Milton Keynes this evening (3/11) or witnessed the collision to come forward and speak to police.

“Additionally, if any motorists have any dash-cam footage we would urge them to get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting URN 1250 3/11. Reports can also be made on the Thames Valley Police website.