Officer injured in Surfers hit and run

POLICE are on the hunt for a driver who fled the scene of a crash involving a Police car in Surfers Paradise this morning.

Around 4.15am, a light truck and a police vehicle were waiting at a set of lights on Thomas Drive at the intersection with Ferny Avenue.

A Ford Falcon that was travelling along Ferny Avenue made a turn into Thomas Drive.


Police say the driver then lost control and veered across the medium strip, striking both vehicles.

The driver fled in the vehicle which was later found abandoned in Stanhill Drive at Surfers Paradise

An officer in the police vehicle suffered soreness to her arm as a result of the crash.