Police update: Fatal crash, Wynnum West

A 59-year-old Hemmant man has died following a traffic crash involving an allegedly stolen vehicle at Wynnum West this morning (September 26).

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Kianawah Road and Youngs Road at approximately 9.20am, following reports of a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle.

The 59-year-old male motorcyclist was transported in a critical condition to the Princess Alexandra Hospital, where this evening he passed away as a result of his injuries.

It will be alleged the two occupants of the vehicle, and two occupants travelling in a second vehicle, fled the scene.

Four teenagers were located a short time later at a nearby address, and taken into custody.

The vehicle involved in the crash, a Nissan X Trail was allegedly stolen from a residence in Wynnum West in the early hours of this morning. It was located at the scene of the crash and has been seized.

A second vehicle, a VW Arteon allegedly stolen from Carina overnight, was located in Wynnum West near to the address where the juveniles were taken into custody.

A 15-year-old Wynnum boy, the alleged driver of the vehicle, has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death (fail to remain at scene of crash), unlawful use of a motor vehicle (used in indictable offence), burglary, fail to remain at scene of a crash and unlicenced driving.

A 16-year-old Wynnum West girl, who it is alleged was a passenger in the vehicle, has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death (fail to remain at scene of crash) and unlawful use of motor vehicle (used in indictable offence).

A 15-year-old Wynnum West girl has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, wilful damage and two counts each of stealing and obstruct police.

A 15-year-old Alexandra Hills boy has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

They will appear before Brisbane Children’s Court.

Investigations remain ongoing. Anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage is urged to contact police.

Earlier media release: https://mypolice.page.link/Uj3C

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