Police officer injured after stolen vehicle allegedly ploughs into cop car

UPDATE @ 5.30PM | Police have now charged a teenage girl after she allegedly rammed a stolen car into a Police vehicle in Upper Coomera.

The Holden ute was first spotted travelling northbound on the Gold Coast Highway in Surfers Paradise around 10am on Thursday.

It was tracked by Polair to Upper Coomera with Police on the ground later spotting it turn into Stacer St.


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The girl has then done a U-turn before smashing head-on into a Police car.

A male senior constable suffered head and neck injuries in the crash and was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

The 17-year-old girl from Labrador was taken into custody.

She has now been charged with one count of unlawful use of motor vehicle, dangerous operation of a vehicle, possessing dangerous drugs and driving without a licence and will front the Southport Children’s Court.

Police believe the ute was stolen from an address in Tugun sometime on Monday night.

EARLIER @ 1.15PM |A police officer has been hospitalised after his vehicle was rammed by an alleged stolen ute on the Gold Coast.

PolAir first spotted the stolen vehicle on Peninsular Drive in Surfers Paradise around 10.00am this morning.

A Queensland Police spokesperson told myGC the chopper followed the vehicle as it made its way to Stacer Street in Upper Coomera.

It was there that police officers on the ground tried to stop the ute, which then collided head-on with their unmarked police car.

A juvenile, whose age and gender is not yet known, was taken into custody at the scene.

The officer was treated by paramedics for minor head injuries and has since been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Investigations into the incident are continuing.