Teen dies after being thrown from back of ute on North Stradbroke Island

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was killed after being thrown from the back of a ute on North Stradbroke Island.

Police say the ute was being driven along Main Beach around 11.45pm on March 2, when the 19-year-old was thrown from the back tray.

The driver and his four passengers were not injured.


Investigators are now hoping to speak to a man aged in his 20s, who may have been a passenger in the ute between 10:30pm and 11pm.

Police say the man may have been camping on North Stradbroke Island at the time or may be a resident of the island.

Police are urging the man to come forward and speak to police by contacting Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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.