Officers rammed by vehicle

TWO police officers were taken to hospital this morning after being rammed by a four-wheel-drive.

The Kyneton members pulled over a vehicle towing machinery on the Kyneton-Trentham Road at about 3.30am.

They got out of their vehicle and approached the vehicle, which sped off.

The officers returned to their vehicle, and the four-wheel-drive spun around and hit their car.

Both male officers received non-life threatening injuries and were taken to hospital.

Sergeant Peter Johnston told radio station 3AW the officers received neck injuries, cuts and bruises. 

"The offending land cruiser conducted a U-turn, and intentionally ran the police vehicle ... off the road,’’ Sergeant Johnston said.

"As a result of that, police members have received neck injures and cuts and bruising, but not of life-threatening nature.’’

Police are looking for a 2002 silver Toyota Landcruiser driven by a man.

They do not yet have a description of the man.  

Anyone who has information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit

-with The Age

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