Injured Queensland Police Officer Has Second Surgery

A Queensland police officer seriously injured while trying to stop a vehicle has had a second round of surgery.

Constable Peter McAulay, 24, remains in a serious but stable condition in an induced coma in Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital after surgery on Friday night.

Const McAulay had just placed tyre spikes on a road to stop the car in Ipswich on Thursday when he was struck, receiving serious head and internal injuries and broken bones.

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He had surgery soon after the 5am incident, which has sparked calls for officers to be equipped with ability to remotely shut down the engines of cars they are pursuing

A 16-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl have been charged with attempted murder and unlawful use of a motor vehicle over the incident.

Const McAulay's family have said they are grateful to police and the public for their support.

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