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11 September 2018, 12:32 | Updated: 11 September 2018, 12:35
A man's been charged after a police officer was seriously injured in a hit and run in Walsall.
The 50-year-old female officer, a constable with West Midlands Police, was trying to diffuse a domestic incident in Hatherton Road on Thursday, when she was hit by car.
She's been in hospital receiving treatment for a head injury, broken ribs and a punctured lung.
In a statement, the force said Clover Johnson, of Hilary Road, Walsall, has been charged with grievous bodily harm, assault, actual bodily harm and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
.@WMPolice have charged Clover Johnson from Hilary Rd in Pleck after a police officer was injured in a hit & run in #Walsall— Capital Brum News (@CapitalBIRNews) September 11, 2018
She suffered serious injuries last week #CapitalReports pic.twitter.com/htFuvAbLdR
He's set to appear at Walsall Magistrates Court.