Officer undergoes leg amputation following collision 

An officer has had part of his leg removed after a speeding vehicle collided with a marked police car.  

Sep 20, 2018
By Joe Shine
PC Tom Dorman

PC Tom Dornan, of Thames Valley Police, underwent an amputation below the knee after he was rushed to hospital earlier this month.  

A teenage girl injured in the collision remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition, while the other officer, PC 1763 Lam, suffered bruises, cuts, grazes and swelling. 

PC Dorman said: “I would like to thank my colleagues, the emergency services and members of the public who were at the scene. 

“Their actions have helped to save my life, and I will always be incredibly grateful for their efforts. 

“I suffered a very serious injury and I am still recovering from this. However, without their work and support, the situation would have been very different.” 

On September 2, a silver Ford focus collided with a Toyota Prius that had been stopped by two officers in Norden Road, Maidenhead. 

The Prius was hit with so much force that it was turned on its side.

Two 24-year-old men from Maidenhead arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving have been released under investigation. 

Senior investigating officer, Sergeant Darren Brown, said: “This incident has left three people with serious injuries. 

“One of whom, a police officer who was on duty at the time, has had a leg amputation as a result. My thoughts remain with everyone who suffered as a result of the incident, as well as their friends and families.” 

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