HOW THE HORROR UNFOLDED
Maddison calls Toowoomba police station from a pay phone, initially speaking with Sen Const Brett Forte before being put through to Sergeant Peter Jenkins.
Maddison’s car is spotted by a police patrol on Mary St, Toowoomba.
An officer radios through to police communications asking them to authorise a pursuit.
A radio call goes out asking for any nearby units with “stingers” or road spikes to assist.
Pursuit is authorised.
SERT is advised of the pursuit.
Police throw stingers onto the Warrego Hwy but Maddison swerves around them.
Officers request assistance from the police helicopter.
Maddison veers off the highway and drives onto Forestry Rd and then Wallers Rd.
Maddison stops his car and opens fire on police.
Forte’s fellow officers smash the window of his car to get him out.
Brett Forte is declared dead.