TWO police officers have been injured when their marked highway patrol vehicle was hit while stopped on the side of a road in the Blue Mountains.
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The two officers were driving along Hawkesbury Road towards Springwood shortly before 5.30pm on Thursday when they stopped a driver for the purposes of a roadside breath test.
The driver allegedly returned a positive test and both officers were sitting in their police BMW sedan, when they were hit from behind by a Land Rover Discovery, which then rolled.
Both male officers sustained bruising and suspected neck injuries and have been taken to Nepean Hospital.
The drivers of the first vehicle and the P-plate driver of the four-wheel-drive were not injured.
The driver, who allegedly who returned a positive RBT, has been arrested and taken to Springwood Police Station for the purposes of a breath analysis.
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Inquiries are continuing.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.
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