Police officer injured in head-on crash with stolen automotive on Gold Coast


A police officer has been taken to hospital with head accidents after a collision between his unmarked police automotive and a stolen ute, allegedly pushed by a teenage woman, on the Gold Coast on Thursday.

Police stated officers noticed the Holden ute, allegedly stolen from Tugun in a single day between November 30 and December 1, on the Gold Coast Freeway in Surfers Paradise about 10am.

The stolen car (white) and police car crashed head-on in the Gold Coast suburb of Coomera on Thursday morning.

The stolen automotive (white) and police automotive crashed head-on within the Gold Coast suburb of Coomera on Thursday morning.
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They tracked the car via the Gold Coast till about 10.30am when the ute became the Stacer Avenue, which is a cul-de-sac, in Coomera.

Police stated the ute u-turned and tried to get out of the cul-de-sac, however was blocked in by the pursuing police automotive, and the scenario resulted in a head-on crash.

The injured officer, who was within the passenger seat of the police automotive, sustained head accidents and was taken to the Gold Coast College Hospital in a steady situation.

The alleged driver of the stolen ute, a 17-year-old woman, was arrested on the scene. No prices have been laid but. She was the only occupant of the car.

The officer driving the police automotive was unhurt.