The constabulary serviceman astir killed portion trying to intercept an allegedly stolen truck has woken from a coma and thanked the nationalist arsenic Queensland's constabulary commissioner visited him successful hospital.
Detective Senior Constable Steve Ingerson was awake and talking today, 2 days aft slipping into a coma.
Ingerson was earnestly injured erstwhile helium was pinned betwixt a stolen motortruck and a constabulary car northbound of Toowoomba.
"I privation to accidental a heartfelt convey you to the unit astatine Meringandan Produce and different members of the nationalist who came to our assistance astatine the country connected Wednesday afternoon," Ingerson said successful a statement.
"And to the aesculapian unit astatine the Princess Alexandra Hospital, who person been supra amazing.
"I privation to peculiarly convey my constabulary mates for their visits and messages of support.
"I americium grateful to person received truthful galore good wishes from radical crossed the community, it's been rather humbling."
LifeFlight airlifted Ingerson to Princess Alexandra Hospital aft helium was fixed a humor transfusion astatine the scene.
He fell into a coma connected Wednesday and woke up connected Thursday. He is expected to permission the infirmary tonight.
Commissioner Katarina Carroll was 1 of the archetypal to talk to Ingerson erstwhile helium woke up.
"In the beginning, we decidedly thought the worst, due to the fact that it was beauteous dire," she said.
"People who cognize Ingo would hold with me, he's specified a fantastic quality being, he's fun, he's comic and has an astonishing family."
"We volition ne'er retrieve from Wieambilla, it volition beryllium etched successful our hearts and minds forever."