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Man charged with officer hit-and-run

QUEENSLAND POLICE

Detectives from the Logan Criminal Investigation Branch have charged a 20-year-old Cleveland man after a police officer was hit by a car at Allenview last week.

Queensland Police say the male constable sustaining leg injuries after being struck by a grey Ford sedan after approaching a man seen marshalling vehicles with a traffic wand on 23 February.

He was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 20-year-old Cleveland man has been charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, serious assault of a police officer causing bodily harm, and driver failing to remain at the scene.

He is due to appear at Beenleigh Magistrates Court today.

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