Police are responding to fatal crash, Blackwater

Police are investigating a fatal car crash in Blackwater overnight.

Preliminary investigations indicate, around 11.15pm, a car was involved in a single vehicle crash on Columba Access Road.

There were two people in the car. A 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene. A 15-year-old girl was transported to Blackwater Hospital and then to Rockhampton Hospital by helicopter.

The car was allegedly stolen earlier in the evening from the car park of a hotel on Railway Street.

Forensic Crash Unit is investigating. Anyone in the area with dashcam footage is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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