Armed Man In Custody Following High-Speed Police Chase On Sunshine Coast

He's in a serious condition


10 July 2019

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Police have taken a 25-year-old man into custody after a series of alleged violent car thefts in the Wide Bay area this morning.

At 10am this morning, a stolen vehicle driven by the man was intercepted on the Bruce Highway at Parklands where police discharged their firearm at the armed man during a confrontation.

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The man was also struck by a passing vehicle during the incident.

He has been transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

The Bruce Highway has since reopened after a closure following the incident, which caused major delays for commuters.

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