ACT Policing is investigating a collision in which two vehicles, including a police car, were damaged.
Around 11.00am today (Sunday, August 11), two officers were in a marked police car on routine patrol on Deamer Crescent, Chisholm when they noticed a black ute with no number plates.
Police activated their emergency lights and sirens indicating for the driver to stop, however the driver accelerated a short distance losing control of the ute.
The ute spun around onto the wrong side of the road before accelerating into the police car.
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The driver of the police car was taken to the Canberra Hospital with head injuries, while the driver of the ute was unharmed.
ACT Policing Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team (CIRT) attended the scene and are investigating the incident.
The driver of the ute was taken into custody and is expected to be charged with traffic offences.
Any witnesses to the collision who have not yet spoken to police are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.