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9 June, 2021

Fatal crash, Bowen

A teenage boy has died following a single vehicle crash involving an alleged stolen vehicle at Bowen this morning.

Initial investigations indicate around 6.45am, a vehicle rolled while traveling near the intersection of King Street and Queens Road.

Members of the public provided assistance and first aid to the passenger, a 14-year-old Sarina boy, prior to the arrival of emergency services.

The boy was transported to hospital for treatment of serious, non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, a 13-year-old Bowen boy, died at the scene.

Police will allege the vehicle was stolen from an address near Sarina around 4am this morning.

Forensic Crash Unit, Child Protection Investigation Unit and CIB investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information or dash cam vision is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at

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