Police officers seriously hurt as car reverses over them in attempted murder

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Two police officers are in a serious condition after being deliberately hit by a car.

The attack is being treated as attempted murder after the officers were struck by the car as they responded to a call in Glasgow.

They were called out to Banner Drive, Drumchapel, at around 11.15pm on Sunday and had stopped a car to speak to the occupants.

The car then deliberately reversed and struck both officers.

Emergency services were called to the scene and the officers were taken to hospital.

Police Scotland said the 30-year-old policewoman is in intensive car while her 31-year-old male colleague also remains in hospital.

Detective Inspector Ian Hylands said: "Two police officers, in responding to an incident to help protect the public, have been badly injured. Help us find those responsible.

"Our inquiries so far have revealed that a blue Nissan Qashqai was seen at the location around the time of the incident. A vehicle matching that description has been found badly damaged by fire in Lennox Gardens, Scotstoun.

"However we have yet to confirm if that is the same vehicle. Despite the damage, forensic officers will carry out a comprehensive examination of the car.

"Everything that can be done to locate the suspects is being done, but I would like to appeal to anyone who may have seen the incident last night or who has any knowledge of the vehicle or the suspects to contact us."

Police can be contacted on 101.