Police car rammed north of the Gold Coast

A man has been charged after several cars, including a police car, were rammed at Beenleigh, north of the Gold Coast, on Friday morning.

It will be alleged around 10.45am police had attempted to intercept a stolen vehicle on Milne Street during which the vehicle had attempted to reverse into the police car.

Police continued with their efforts to intercept the vehicle but it will be alleged the driver refused to stop and has again reversed at the police car at low speed causing a collision. The officers were not injured.


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The stolen vehicle has driven away before stalling and stopping nearby. Officers have then attempted to open the driver’s door, smashing a window but were not successful. The vehicle has then been restarted with the driver then allegedly reversing into a private vehicle that has also become involved in the incident before driving away.

It will then be alleged the private vehicle has then followed the stolen vehicle during which time they have been involved in a collision. It will also be alleged the man driving the stolen vehicle has punched the driver’s window of the private vehicle causing the member of the public to drive away striking into a woman standing nearby. It will be alleged the woman had been a passenger in the stolen vehicle during the incident.

The woman, a 20-year-old from Woodridge, was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The member of the public, a 47-year-old Beenleigh man, was not physically injured during the incident.

A man was taken into custody on Saturday.

A 27-year-old Eagleby man has been charged with two counts of assault police, two counts of unlawful use of motor vehicle and one count each of common assault, dangerous operation of a vehicle, drive uninsured vehicle, driving a motor vehicle without a licence, fail to stop motor vehicle, possess tainted property and vehicles used on roads must be registered.

He is expected to appear at the Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Monday June 20.