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UK NewsA little help from his best friend! Police officer whose pelvis was shattered when he was run over by hijacked police car gets morale-boosting hospital visit from his chocolate lab Diesel

19:00  20 august  2019
19:00  20 august  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Police officer run over by suspected car thief in Birmingham

Police officer run over by suspected car thief in Birmingham A police officer has been seriously injured after he was run over by a suspected car thief in Birmingham. The West Midlands traffic officer was in Moorcroft Road in Moseley at 4.45pm having traced a suspected stolen Range Rover Sport, taken minutes earlier from a woman on a shopping trip. As he moved to arrest the man, he was assaulted and punched to the ground. The suspect then ran him over, having jumped behind the wheel of the officer's patrol car.

A little help from his best friend ! Police officer whose pelvis was shattered when he was run over by hijacked police car gets morale - boosting hospital visit from his chocolate lab Diesel . PC Gareth Phillips, 42, remains in hospital after suffering 'life-changing injuries'. The first thing he asked

A police officer who was seriously hurt when he was run over with his own car has had a " morale - boosting " visit from his pet dog Diesel in hospital . PC Gareth Phillips, 42, suffered a head injury and broken pelvis after stopping a suspected stolen car in Birmingham. "One of the first things

The hero police officer who was left fighting for life after being mowed down with a stolen patrol car has received a special visit from his best friend, his chocolate labrador Diesel.

PC Gareth Phillips, 42, suffered potentially life-changing injuries when he was driven over while trying to arrest a suspected car thief after tracing a stolen vehicle to Moseley in Birmingham on August 10.

Diesel, 13, was the first thing PC Phillips asked about when the officer regained consciousness.

A little help from his best friend! Police officer whose pelvis was shattered when he was run over by hijacked police car gets morale-boosting hospital visit from his chocolate lab Diesel © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited PC Gareth Phillips, 42, has been visited by chocolate labrador Diesel after he suffered potentially life-changing injuries when he was run over by a hijacked police car

The officer shattered his pelvis and sustained head, abdominal and other internal injuries.

Man, 29, charged after police officer run over in patrol car

Man, 29, charged after police officer run over in patrol car A 29-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a police officer was run over by his own patrol car. Hussain, 29, was arrested in the Sparkbrook area of Birmingham on Sunday. The 42-year-old traffic officer was left with potentially life-changing injuries including a broken pelvis and head, abdominal and other internal injuries after the incident in Moseley, Birmingham, the day before. A West Midlands Police statement said: "It's alleged Mubashar Hussain hijacked a police car in Moorcroft Road, Moseley, at around 4.

The policeman was seriously injured when he was run over by his BMW patrol car in Moseley, Birmingham, on August 12. PC Phillips, 42, had been in intensive care and when he woke up the first thing he asked was ‘how is Diesel ?’ ‘ He ’s got a shattered pelvis and is in pain, but is taking each

A police officer who was seriously hurt when he was run over with his own car has had a " morale - boosting " visit from his pet dog Diesel in hospital . PC Gareth Phillips, 42, suffered a head injury and broken pelvis after stopping a suspected stolen car in Birmingham. "One of the first things

PC Phillips has worked with the West Midlands Police for 20 years and he has thanked hospital staff for saving his life, although he is expected to remain in hospital for months.

A fundraiser to support his family during the difficult time has also raised nearly £14,000.

Supt Dave Twyford, head of Central Motorway Police Group, said: 'Gaz would like to say thank you to all the hospital staff that saved his life.

A little help from his best friend! Police officer whose pelvis was shattered when he was run over by hijacked police car gets morale-boosting hospital visit from his chocolate lab Diesel © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The officer shattered his pelvis and sustained head, abdominal and other internal injuries in the incident

'He's got a shattered pelvis and is in pain, but is taking each day as it comes and is making small steps in his recovery.

'Having spoken to his family and his wife, knowing that people are supporting them locally and across the globe, it makes a huge difference to Gaz and his family.

Man charged with attempted murder after ‘stealing police car and running over officer’ in Birmingham

Man charged with attempted murder after ‘stealing police car and running over officer’ in Birmingham A 29-year-old man will appear in court on Monday charged with the attempted murder of a police officer in Birmingham. Mubashar Hussain, formerly of Sherwood Road in Hall Green, is accused of assaulting a 42-year-old traffic officer and then hijacking his police car and running him over. He will appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court, where he will also face charges of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, a separate count of dangerous driving, wounding another officer who suffered a cut arm, four counts of assaulting other officers, driving while disqualified, motoring offences and two car thefts.

A POLICE officer mowed down by a hijacked patrol car has been pictured in hospital as he battles to PC Phillips was seriously injured after being hit by a stolen patrol car in BirminghamCredit PC Phillips was visited by his 13-year-old chocolate labrador Diesel in hospital today as he thanked

A police officer who was seriously injured when he was mown down by his own patrol car in PC Gareth Phillips suffered potentially 'life altering injuries' when he was run over by a hijacked police Well -wishers have now donated more than £13,000 to help the police officer during his recovery

'While it's great to see Gaz slowly improving, his thoughts and prayers, and those of everyone in the wider policing family, are with the family and friends of PC Andrew Harper of Thames Valley Police, who was killed in the line of duty last week.'

A 29-year-old man appeared in court last week charged with attempting to murder PC Phillips.

A little help from his best friend! Police officer whose pelvis was shattered when he was run over by hijacked police car gets morale-boosting hospital visit from his chocolate lab Diesel © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mubashar Hussain allegedly hijacked a police car in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, and reversed into the officer before driving over him as he lay under the vehicle (picture at the scene)

Mubashar Hussain allegedly hijacked a police car in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, and reversed into the officer before driving over him as he lay under the vehicle.

Hussain, of Hall Green, has been charged with 13 offences. A second man, 24-year-old Ahsan Ghafoor, of Sparkhill, has been charged with the same two car thefts, plus dangerous driving and other motoring offences.

Off-duty doctor Dr Adil Butt, 39, was hailed a hero after helping the married officer at the scene, and later told of his dramatic battle to save his life.

Father-of-four Dr Butt helped the officer whose head was bleeding by compressing the wound and monitoring his breathing.

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