A WOMAN is to stand trial accused of running over a police officer while impaired by alcohol and insufficient sleep.

Hayley Marshall, 25, allegedly drove dangerously on Glasgow’s London Road last May. Prosecutors claim Marshall caused serious injury to to PC Philip Hedge-Holmes who was wearing a high visibility vest. It is said Marshall failed to keep a look out for traffic and drove on the wrong side of the road causing another car to take evasive action to avoid a collision. She is then alleged to have driven in excess of the 40mph speed limit.

The charge goes on to state that Marshall then failed notice a lane was closed, despite being ordered to move into it by Constable Hedge-Holmes, then lost control and struck the policeman

Marshall is alleged to have caused injury to the constable as well as Adele Ballantyne who was the passenger in her vehicle.

Marshall pleaded not guilty on Thursday at Glasgow Sheriff Court to dangerous driving.

A trial was set January this year by Sheriff Johanna Johnson QC.

Marshall, of Renfrew, had her bail continued meantime.