Fatal crash claimed life of 17-year-old Emu Park man
12.45pm: The passenger of the vehicle is currently in a stable condition at Rockhampton Hospital.
11.15am: POLICE have confirmed the 17-year-old driver of this morning's fatality was an Emu Park resident.
Initial investigations indicate around 1.30am the car the man was driving along Bolsover Street failed to negotiate a roundabout, crashed into a curb before mounting the footpath and crashing into a concrete pillar.
The 16-year-old passenger, a Berserker resident, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The vehicle involved was stolen earlier in the evening from a Depot Hill address.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
9.20am: EMERGENCY Service crews were called to a fatal crash this morning in Rockhampton's CBD.
According to authorities, the single vehicle crash occurred at 1.30am in Bolsover St.
Police confirmed the 17-year-old driver, who sadly lost his life, was driving a stolen vehicle.
The 16-year-old passenger was taken to Rockhampton Hospital with significant injuries in the early hours of this morning.
Police said high speeds were a contributing factor to the crash.