Driver rams police car before daring attempted getaway

 9news.com.au  8/12/2018 10:11:00 AM   

A man has been charged after alleging ramming a police car before leading police on a wild ride north of Brisbane last night.

Video shows a police officer speaking with the driver of an allegedly stolen vehicle at a service station on Beerburrum Road around midnight.

The vehicle suddenly reverses, ramming the police car behind it, before fleeing the scene.

Police deployed road spikes on Steve Irwin Way at 12.20am but the car didn't stop. Police followed it along the Bruce Highway before it ran over another set of road spikes just south of Gympie at 1am.

The police car was rammed by the allegedly stolen car.
The police car was rammed by the allegedly stolen car. (Supplied)
After a second set of road spikes was deployed, the driver was forced to stop. He was arrested by police.
After a second set of road spikes was deployed, the driver was forced to stop. He was arrested by police. (9NEWS)

The alleged driver attempted to flee but was arrested. No one was injured.

A 22-year-old Burnside man has been charged with two counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and unlicensed driving and one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, wilful damage, stealing, possess dangerous drugs, wilful damage of a police vehicle, fail to stop and fail to provide breath.

He is due to appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court on Monday.

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