Police update: Serious traffic crash, Murarrie

Police have charged a 16-year-old boy following a serious traffic crash involving an alleged stolen vehicle in Murarrie on Tuesday, March 21.

It will be alleged at approximately 3am, a grey Mercedes utility crashed into a concrete barrier near the Lytton Road exit of the Gateway Motorway.

Three occupants were in the vehicle at the time. One passenger, a 15-year-old Murarrie boy, sustained serious injuries and was transported to Queensland Children’s Hospital for treatment.

He has since been released.

Two other 16-year-old boys sustained non-life threatening injuries and were also transported to hospital for treatment. One remains in hospital whilst the other was released.

A 16-year-old Murarrie boy has been charged with one count each of dangerous operation and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He is expected to appear at Cleveland Childrens Court.

The car was allegedly stolen from a Coolum address on Saturday, March 18.

Earlier release: https://mypolice.page.link/J4Hw

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.

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