Police update: Serious injury crash, Meridian Plains

A 17-year-old boy has died following a serious single-vehicle crash at Meridian Plains on January 10.

Investigations indicate the vehicle was being driven on Pierce Avenue at about 4pm when the vehicle left the unsealed road and collided with a tree.

The 17-year-old female driver and two female passengers aged 16 and 17-years-old had minor injuries.

The 17-year-old Aroona boy had to be freed from the car by emergency services.

He was transported to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and then transferred to the Royal Brisbane Hospital with critical injuries.

The boy passed away from his injuries on January 15 (Saturday) while still in hospital.

The Forensic Crash Unit and Child Protection & Investigation Unit officers continue to appeal for witnesses who may have seen a silver coloured 2004 Toyota Camry or may have dashcam footage around the time of the incident to contact police.

See previous release: https://mypolice.page.link/Tr4a

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

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