Tragedy as 13-year-old dies after car he was DRIVING rolled and burst into flames
- A 13-year-old boy has died after rolling a car in Bowen in north Queensland
- His 14-year-old passenger was treated at the scene and was sent to hospital
- The vehicle is alleged to have been stolen from nearby town Sarina
A 13-year-old boy has died after the stolen car he was driving rolled and burst into flames.
The tragedy unfolded in Bowen, North Queensland, at about 6.45am on Wednesday.
The car was allegedly stolen from Sarina, a nearby town at about 4am.
A 14-year-old passenger was treated at the scene by members of the public before emergency crews arrived.
The passenger was taken to hospital for treatment of serious, non-life-threatening injuries.
Forensic Crash Unit, Child Protection Investigation Unit and CIB investigations currently ongoing.
Anyone near the area with information or dashcam footage is being urged to contact police.