A WANTED man was rushed to hospital with injuries after running into an oncoming van in an attempt to evade police in Dudley.

The 28-year-old, wanted on a recall to prison, ran from officers and straight into the path of an oncoming van on Wolverhampton Street at around 2.30pm on Saturday (February 16). 

The male was later taken to hospital, awaiting surgery for face and arm injuries before he is taken back to prison. 

Specialist officers provided support to the driver of the van. 

The police apologised to the public for an inconvenience caused by the incident. 

People who saw the incident are encouraged to call 101, quoting the log number 1493 of 16/02/2019.