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.

Auckland police officer charged with careless driving following crash


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