Boy, 15, Dies In Queensland Crash
A 15-year-old boy has died in a head-on crash that has left another man critically injured on the Gold Coast.
The teenager died at the scene after the sedan in which he was travelling collided with a ute in Oxenford on Sunday.
The driver of the car was transported to Gold Coast University Hospital with critical injuries, while two other of his passengers suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
All three occupants in the ute sustained non-life-threatening injuries, police say.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating a two vehicle crash that claimed the life of a teenage boy at Oxenford this afternoon. https://t.co/VP34fvqKXH— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) May 20, 2018
Meanwhile, a 37-year-old man has been charged with a string of offences stemming from a fatal crash on western Cape York Peninsula.
A 65-year-old man died at the scene of the crash, which occurred in the isolated shire of Pormpuraaw on Saturday.
Police say the accused man was at the wheel and allege he assaulted another man before the crash.
He has been charged with dangerous driving causing death, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, assault and wilful damage of police property.
He is scheduled to appear before Cairns Magistrates Court on Monday.
Two other men, aged 39 and 32, were injured in the crash and flown to Cairns with non-life-threatening injuries.