A 26-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge after authorities said he drove a stolen pickup into a Melbourne police officer.
The truck was reported stolen out of Rockledge, authorities said.
Around 1 a.m. Monday, police said, Octavius Weaver drove away from a traffic stop and hit the officer as he tried to avoid stop sticks.
Officers then surrounded the truck, which ended up rolling over
The officer who was struck, Weaver and a passenger were all taken to a hospital.
Weaver faces a charge of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer. Police said they found two guns inside the truck, which could mean additional charges.