Police have charged five teenagers after a stolen car was allegedly driven dangerously and involved in two crashes in Brisbane’s north yesterday.
The Black Mazda CX-9 was stolen from a Mountain Creek address on Tuesday, May 19 and was seen at numerous locations yesterday on the Sunshine Coast and North Brisbane.
It will be alleged the car travelled at high speed and crossed to the wrong side of Sandgate road at Clayfield and Roghan Road at Taigum.
At 2.10pm a man was stationary in his Colorado Ute on Zillmere Road at the traffic lights with Sandgate Road. A Mazda CX-9 has crashed into the ute. The Mazda has then reversed and driven off along Sandgate Road.
At 2.15pm on Ryan’s road at Northgate, the Mazda CX-9 has crashed into a parked car and motorcycle causing extensive damage. The Mazda lost control mounting a curb and almost flipping onto its side before driving off.
The vehicle was found on Ridge Street, Northgate and the occupants have fled on foot.
Police located five teenagers a short time later on Flower Street.
A 14-year-old Mountain Creek boy has been charged with one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, unlicensed driving, dangerous operation of a vehicle and fraud (fuel drive off).
A 14-year-old Caboolture girl has been charged with one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and stealing.
A 13-year-old Caboolture girl, 16-year-old Bondall and a 13-year-old Caboolture boy have all been charged with one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.
Investigators are appealing for anyone who witnessed the driving manner of the CX-9 or have dashcam vision to contact police.