Teens charged after crashing stolen car

UPDATE at 5:45 PM | THREE teenagers have been charged after a car allegedly carjacked from a woman at Logan was involved a crash on the Gold Coast.

The teens were arrested after crashing the stolen vehicle into a car on Brisbane Road at Coombabah just before midnight on Tuesday.

It’s alleged the vehicle had been stolen from a woman at knifepoint on Endsleigh Street at MacGregor, in Brisbane’s south on Monday.


The driver – a 25-year-old man – and his 18-year-old passenger from Crestmead were both injured in the crash, which saw one car flip over, and were taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in stable conditions.

Three other male passengers, one aged 14 and two 15, were arrested and each charged with armed robbery in company relating to an alleged robbery at Underwood.

One of the 15-year-old boys was also charged with two additional counts of armed robbery and one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle relating to the incident at MacGregor, and a second robbery at Slacks Creek.

A fourth teen – a 17-year-old boy – was later arrested and charged with one count each of armed robbery relating to the Slacks Creek incident, and unlawful use of a motor vehicle and possessing drug utensils.

The teens from Crestmead, Bethania, Runcorn and Rochedale will all be dealt with under provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

Its understood the driver of the alleged stolen vehicle and his 18-year-old passenger hospitalised after Tuesday night’s crash are yet to be charged.

FIRST at 6:30 PM (By Rebecca Dakin)| Six people have been lucky to escape serious injuries after a two-car crash in Arundel overnight.

It’s understood two cars collided at Marble Arch Place and Brisbane Road just before midnight, causing one of the vehicles to flip over.

The Queensland Ambulance Service attended and treated six patients at the scene.

Four adults were then taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital with minor injuries.