Seven gardaí hurt in ramming incident

Monday 04 February 2013 23.52
Man in his 30s is being questioned at Bray Garda Station over incident
Man in his 30s is being questioned at Bray Garda Station over incident

Seven gardaí suffered minor injuries after three cars they were travelling in were rammed during a high speed pursuit.

The incident happened at Windgates near Bray in Co Wicklow.

It is understood two patrol cars and an unmarked garda car were struck by a vehicle they had been pursuing.

One garda was treated in hospital for laceration injuries.

The incident followed the robbery of a poor box from St Fergal's Church in Bray around 1pm.

A black car was pursued by gardaí from Bray to Greystones and then back towards Bray when the ramming occurred.

A man in his 30s has been arrested and is being held Bray Garda Station.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the incident to contact them.