Departmental traffic crash, West Ipswich

A police officer sustained minor leg injuries during a departmental crash in West Ipswich last night.

Around 11.15pm, two police vehicles attended Brisbane Road following reports of an armed person.

During the incident a police car rolled forward hitting a 43-year-old male constable who sustained minor injuries to his legs.

A 35-year-old man who was standing next to the vehicle was knocked backwards by the car as it rolled forward, but was not injured.

Both were transported to Ipswich Hospital as a precaution.

A 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with possession of a knife and was to appear before the Ipswich Magistrates Court this morning.

Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a charitable community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

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