Cheshunt police chase: Dramatic moment 'stolen car' speeds off down train tracks

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Watch: Cheshunt - Moment 'stolen car' speeds off down train tracks

This is the moment a Range Rover speeds along train tracks after two officers were left injured outside a railway station.

Footage posted on social media shows the car careering along the tracks at Cheshunt station in Hertfordshire.

Police confirmed the officers tried to speak to the driver of a suspected stolen vehicle outside the station on Thursday morning.

Additional video on social media appears to show a confrontation between police and the driver of the car. The vehicle then speeds off and onto the nearby train tracks.

The car was later found "abandoned" between Cheshunt and Waltham Cross railway stations.

The car sped along the tracks.
A car speeds along the tracks at Cheshunt train station in Hertfordshire.

The incident has caused travel chaos across the region with Cheshunt station being closed by police and no trains running on the line.

Police were made aware that a stolen vehicle had travelled into Hertfordshire from Essex at around 9.30am on Thursday.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "The vehicle made off, injuring two officers and damaging several vehicles in the process.

"Officers from Hertfordshire also attended to assist with the search and the vehicle was found abandoned on nearby train tracks, in Windmill Lane.

"A search of the area is currently being carried out to locate the driver and officers are working alongside British Transport Police to recover the vehicle. It was not struck by a train at any point.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident, or saw the vehicle driving in the area, is asked to contact police on 101."

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