A police officer has admitted a charge of careless driving following a crash in Auckland earlier this year.

And he has had his case dealt with by way of diversion, avoiding a conviction.

The 49-year-old was charged with careless driving after he crashed a police car while undertaking urgent duty driving on Ngahue Drive in Stonefields in January.

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At the time police said the incident occurred as a police car was on its way to a job.

The officer collided with a vehicle driven by a member of the

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