Police officer seriously injured after car driven at him in Glasgow

A police officer has been seriously injured after a car was driven at him in an incident in Glasgow’s West End.

Police at the scene
Police at the scene

Officers were in Devonshire Gardens as part of an ongoing investigation when the car was driven at the officer.

The 36-year-old was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

A second man, 53, was also taken to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. He was subsequently arrested.

Detective Inspector Clark Hill, based at Govan CID, said: "Plain clothed officers were in the Devonshire Gardens area of Glasgow as part of an ongoing investigation when a disturbance happened around 5.50pm on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

"During the disturbance, a car involved in the investigation was driven at one male officer.

"The constable, aged 36, was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

"A 53-year-old man was also taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries and he has been arrested.

"A 30-year-old man has also been arrested. Inquiries are ongoing."