Man 'either jumped or pushed' from moving car

UPDATE 1PM: POLICE are looking for witnesses after a man either jumped or was pushed form a moving car at Eastern Heights overnight.

Emergency services were called at 6.40pm after a someone described hearing a car screeching and then a person screaming on Chermside Rd.

Police say a man either jumped or was pushed from a moving vehicle.

A 20-year-old man was transported to hospital in a stable condition for treatment of a serious leg injury.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen or heard a vehicle in Chermside Rd around the time of the incident to come forward.

Investigations are continuing.

Contact CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000 with information.

INITIAL: WHAT police originally thought was a hit and run in Eastern Heights last night has turned out to be a much more unusual case.

Police and ambulance officers were called after a 25-year-old man was injured on Chermside Rd at 6.40pm last night.

Initial reports suggested he was the victim of a hit and run.

However police now believe the man jumped out of a moving vehicle on the Eastern Heights road.

The 25-year-old was rushed to Princess Alexandra Hospital overnight with a compound fracture to his ankle.


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