Teenage girl hit and killed by car while riding her bike

A young girl who was hit by a vehicle while riding her bike earlier this week has sadly passed away.

The teenager was travelling along Mount Tarampa Road at Mount Tarampa, west of Brisbane, when she was struck just before 4.30pm on Tuesday, October 8.

She was treated at the scene for critical head injuries before being airlifted to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.


Police confirmed in a statement that the young girl passed away on Wednesday.

They’re now appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has relevant dash-cam footage to come forward.

The Forensic Crash Unit investigation is continuing.

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.

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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