Fatal crash in Chirnside Park: Police respond

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a teenage boy in Chirnside Park this morning.

Emergency services were called to reports a car had crashed into three parked vehicles on Edward Road about 2.05am.

The car then set on fire.

Police and witnesses pulled the male driver and two male passengers from the vehicle.

Paramedics worked on the rear passenger, a 16-year-old Montrose boy, but he died at the scene.

The driver, a 16-year-old Chirnside Park boy was taken to hospital where he remains with serious injuries.

His front seat passenger, a 16-year-old Mooroolbark boy was taken to hospital where he remains with serious injuries.

Detectives are currently on scene investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and the investigation remains ongoing.

Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam/CCTV footage or further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link

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