Ballarat twist in police car ramming

THE car used to ram a police vehicle in Kyneton earlier this week was towing a quad-bike stolen from Ballarat on Monday morning.

Two officers were taken to hospital as a result of the incident, which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday.  

Police pulled over the 4WD on Kyneton-Trentham Road which also had a trailer carrying the ATV. 

As the officers returned to their vehicle, the 4WD had turned around and driven at the police car before driving off toward Trentham.

Police are still investigating if  4WD was stolen and where from. 

The vehicle police are looking for is described as a 2002 model silver Toyota LandCruiser towing a piece of machinery.

Police do not have descriptions of the driver or the passenger in the vehicle.  

Anyone who has information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au.

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