Alistair Brightman

Police charge youth after boy, 15, dies in North Lakes crash

POLICE have charged a 16-year-old boy after a 15-year-old died in a traffic crash  at North Lakes last night.

About 11.35pm yesterday, a car that was travelling on the Anzac Avenue off ramp hit a guard rail.

The vehicle then went down an embankment, and a 15-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justices Act.

Investigations are continuing.



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