VIDEO: No further action to be taken against police officer who crashed into bollards near Norwich pub

PUBLISHED: 19:02 14 July 2012

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2011

A police officer will not face punishment after crashing a patrol car through a line of bollards near a city pub, it has emerged.

The officer was suspended from driving duties following the collision near to Fye Bridge, in Norwich, at about 4.45am on May 29.

Norfolk police would not comment on what caused the crash, but said the officer would not face further action.

The patrol car had been repaired, a police spokesman added.

Footage of the crash, near to the Ribs of Beef pub, was posted on YouTube and has been viewed nearly 60,000 times.

The spokesman said: “The incident was the subject of a road traffic collision investigation.

“An assessment was made based on the facts of the case, which concluded no further action was required.”

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