ALEX HEINKE reports.
A police officer has been run over after apparently waking a man who was slumped over the wheel of his ute outside a fast food outlet in Melbourne’s south.
When officers alerted the driver to their presence, the man panicked and first reversed into an ambulance and a police car before driving forward over a male constable.
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The ute, believed to be a dark coloured Ford Ranger without number plates, then sped off police said.
The officer was taken to The Alfred hospital with minor injuries.