Police update 3: Fatal traffic crash, Thuringowa Central

Police have charged a 25-year-old man with murder and two 18-year-old men with unlawful use and burglary offences in relation to a fatal traffic crash in Thuringowa Central on Friday night.

It will be alleged the 25-year-old Bushland Beach man was driving a Holden Stateman when it has struck and killed a motorcyclist on February 5.

This afternoon the man was charged with one count of murder and will appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court tomorrow, February 9.

Additionally this morning two men were arrested in Rasmussen who were allegedly travelling in a stolen Hyundai sedan.

An 18-year-old Rasmussen man has been charged with four counts each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and stealing and two counts of attempted burglary.

An 18-year-old Garbutt man has been charged with seven counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, three counts each of burglary and stealing, two counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and one count of attempted burglary.

The two men will also appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Previous media release:

Just before 10pm, police will allege two cars, a Holden Statesman and a stolen Hyundai sedan were travelling along Ross River Road in a dangerous manner.

The two cars collided at the intersection of Ridley Road and Ross River Road causing the Holden Statesman to veer onto the incorrect side of the road and collide with a 22-year-old woman, who was riding her motorcycle.

The 22-year-old woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police will allege the stolen Hyundai sedan failed to remain at the scene and was located abandoned in Garbutt around 11pm on Friday night.

Last night, February 7, police charged a 17-year-old Aitkenvale girl, who police will allege was a passenger of the stolen Hyundai sedan.

The teenage girl was charged with five counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and one count of stealing.

Investigators are appealing for anyone who may have any information regarding this incident or dash cam vision to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.

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