SHOTS FIRED: Man arrested after ramming police car

POLICE fired shots at a man's car, after he allegedly rammed their vehicle.

A helicopter pilot saw a man lighting fires near Cedar Creek Falls alerted police on Wednesday about 3 pm.

When police found the man, he allegedly rammed the police car with his own vehicle.

The two police officers fired at the man's car, and he was subsequently arrested.

The man was taken to Proserpine Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained during the collision.

Both police officers are also in hospital and were being treated for minor injuries due to the collision.

A crime scene has been declared and the investigation is ongoing.

The matter is being investigated by the Ethical Standards Command, with oversight from the Crime and Corruption Commission.


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