Horror skateboard crash claims life of local teen in Tamborine

A young man has been killed in a tragic skateboarding crash in Tamborine.

The serious accident happened along Ballantrae Road around 11.00pm last night.

“Paramedics, including Critical Care and High Acuity Response Unit, responded to reports of a male in his teens falling from a skateboard,” Queensland Ambulance said in a statement.


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Despite desperate attempts by paramedics, the 19-year-old Tamborine man could not be revived and died at the scene.

Police are now probing whether the young man was holding on to a vehicle at the time of the incident.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.