Police update 1: Fatal traffic incident at Bowenville

This morning a 16-year-old Darling Downs boy critically injured in a traffic incident at Bowenville on January 12 passed away in hospital.

At around 12.20am on the 12th the boy fell from the tray of a utility being driven by a 20-year-old Centenary Heights man in the Bowenville Reserve.

The boy sustained life-threatening head injuries and was transported to Toowoomba Hospital.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.

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