Dangerous operation of a vehiclein Brisbane City

Damage from the crash

Police have charged two teenagers after a vehicle crashed into a city cycle station on Alice Street, causing significant damage.

Shortly before 6.15am this morning a red Holden Commodore sedan travelling down Edward Street has attempted to turn into Alice Street near the gates to the Botanical Gardens.

After failing to negotiate the turn, the vehicle has crashed into a number of Brisbane City Council City Cycle bicycles and an automatic payment console before crashing into a wall.

The three occupants have exited the vehicle and ran into the Botanical Gardens before they were arrested by police without incident.

A 19-year-old man has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, failing to comply with the duties of a driver involved in a crash and obstruction of police.

He will appear before the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with obstructing a police officer and will appear before the Brisbane Children’s Court.

The third teenager was released without charge by police.

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