Teenage driver killed in fiery head-on crash west of Brisbane

A TEENAGE driver has been killed after his car collided head-on with a four-wheel-drive west of Brisbane.

The cars came to grief on the Centenary Highway, near Ripley Road, at Ripley around 1am on Saturday.

Police said the car burst into flames on impact, killing the 19-year-old man behind the wheel.


A 27-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman who were travelling in the four-wheel-drive were both transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane with non-life threatening injuries.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.