Serious traffic crash at Tamborine Mountain, QLD

Police are investigating after five teenage boys were injured in a serious traffic crash at Tamborine Mountain this morning.

Preliminary investigations indicate that around 5.40am, a vehicle containing five boys was travelling east along Beacon Road, when the 16-year-old driver lost control, rolling the vehicle.

Emergency services attended the scene where they located two teenagers, who were seated in the back of the vehicle, trapped.

The two 14-year-olds were extricated and airlifted to the Queensland Children’s Hospital suffering critical head, chest and limb injuries.

The third boy seated in the back of the vehicle suffered minor injuries and was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

The 14-year-old front passenger suffered a minor shoulder injury and was also transported to Gold Coast University Hospital as a precaution.

The 16-year-old driver suffered significant head injuries and was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital where he remains in an induced coma.

Beacon Road between Main Western Road and Monte Street is currently closed, and traffic diversions are in place.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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