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A high-ranking police officer, David Masters, died at 3 a.m. Saturday while he was trying to stop an allegedly stolen white Hyundai Kona SUV when a driver struck him while trying to escape.
The officer died at the scene when he was struck by the vehicle shortly after 3 a.m. while attempting to deploy a tire deflation device on the Bruce Highway near Deception Bay, north of Brisbane.
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The officer was appointed Chief of Police David Masters, 53, by Queensland Commissioner Katarina Carroll, who also confirmed that she had spoken with Mr. Masters’ family.
The registration of the missing vehicle that Sheriff Masters struck and killed is 803ZLA.
She also brought sinister news to the fugitive driver, who fled the scene and has now been confirmed as the target of a murder investigation.
“Our message is that you are coming to us because we will do so shortly,” Commissioner Carroll said.
Police are looking for witnesses, especially people with dash cam footage, of the incident.
They confirmed that they had not found the 2020 white Hyundai Kona SUV that collided with the police officer or driver of the car.
They believe the car was stolen and said that contrary to some previous reports, it was not found until Saturday morning.
“It is with great sadness that we confirm the death of one of our own in an incident this morning in Burpengary,” said a statement from Queensland Police.
“It is with great regret that we acknowledge the loss of a high-ranking police officer who has worked hard to protect the community from him,” said Commissioner Katrina Carroll.
“My condolences to the police officer’s family, friends and colleagues at this incredibly difficult time.”
The Queensland Police Department’s Forensic Accidents Unit and Ethics Standards Command immediately began investigations into the horrific incident.
“This is devastating news for our police family and we are offering support to all officers and staff.
“Unfortunately, this incident shows the dangers our officials face as they work every day to keep our community safe,” said Commissioner Carroll.
The incident closed the Bruce Highway for several hours on Saturday morning.