Police lift the spirits of young boy injured in hit-run in Logan

Queensland Police have brought a smile to the face a five-year-old boy injured in a hit run in Logan.

The boy was injured after being hit by a motorcycle while crossing the road at Kingston on October 23.

Officers from Woodridge Police beat today made a surprise visit to the boy as he continues his recovery.


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They arrived in a side by side utility with gifts of a Junior Police shirt, hat, toy Police car and plush Police dog which he quickly named “Fluffy”.

Officers also took him for a spin around his unit complex in their Police utility vehicle.

Police have praised the boy’s courage and bravery following the accident which left him with a broken leg and a minor head injury.

Photo Supplied: QPS

Senior Constable Preston was one of the first on the scene and says he couldn’t believe that someone would ride off without providing any help.

“I wanted to visit him today to show him that police care and will be there for him and his family,” Senior Constable Preston said.

“Seeing the smile on his face today is what community policing is all about and has been the best part of our day – hands down.”

Police are still working to track down the motorcyclist responsible for the hit run and are urging anyone with information to contact Policelink or Crimestoppers.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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