Teenage boy killed in tragic motorbike accident

A 15-year-old boy has died after the motorcycle he was riding hit a tree in Walcha.

The tragic accident happened just before 5.15pm on Sunday, when emergency services were called to bushland adjacent to the Oxley Highway, following reports a teenage boy had been injured while riding a motorcycle.

The youngster was treated at the scene by paramedics, but despite their efforts, he died while being transported to hospital.


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Officers from Oxley Police District attended and will now prepare a report for the Coroner.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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