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Fortunately, no police officers were injured as civilian drivers crashed into the police cars.
Officers were driving three cars that were hit by a young hoon driver who was allegedly drink-driving in Frankston, in Melbourne’s south-east, yesterday morning.
Police were called to attend to a P-plater driver on Frankston-Dandenong Road about 3.40am yesterday after a traffic camera worker saw him doing burnouts.
Once police arrived, the 21-year-old Cranbourne West man allegedly reversed into one police car before he lost control of his car and hit another two police cars.
He was arrested and allegedly returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.115.
A small amount of cocaine was also located in his car, which was badly damaged.
He was charged with 11 offences including reckless conduct endanger life, recklessly endanger emergency service worker by dangerous driving, drink driving and intentional loss of traction.
Another two police cars took a hit about 10pm yesterday when a driver slammed into the parked Australian Federal Police cars on LaTrobe Street in Melbourne CBD.
The 28-year-old driver was injured and taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital, where is being treated under police guard.
Police found $4000 and a taser in the man’s car at the scene.
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