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Man drives unregistered motorcycle into police car while drinking beer

By Mason White 6:14 PM March 7, 2016
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By: Tanya Malhotra
A man is being questioned by police, following an incident in which he drove an unregistered motorcycle into a police car while drinking beer, police in Australia said.

Baxter police said that the incident unfolded on Saturday around 1:45 a.m.

The 45-year-old driver who suffered minor injuries, was taken to the Frankston Hospital. He is facing a charge of driving an unregistered vehicle.

Police have not yet determined if his blood alcohol content level was above the legal limit.

According to the police investigation, the highway patrol officer was traveling through a green light when he was struck by the motorcycle on the passenger side.

As a result of the collision, the suspect was thrown off the motorcycle and was injured. The police officers in the vehicle were not injured.