Boy, 17, killed in crash on small suburban street

A TEENAGE boy has been killed in a shocking crash on a small suburban street north of Brisbane.

It’s understood the 17-year-old lost control of a motorcycle and crashed outside a house at Kippa Ring just after midnight.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Kurumba Street around 12.20am.


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Despite the best attempts of paramedics to keep the teen alive, he could not be saved and died at the scene, police said.

The Forensic Crash Unit is yet to determine the full circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police are appealing for anyone with footage of the motorcycle in the area or information about the incident to come forward and contact them.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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