Two teenagers have been charged over a serious crash allegedly involving a stolen car at Edmonton.
The crash happened on Farmer Street on Monday night, and has left a 14-year-old boy fighting for life in Townsville University Hospital.
Police say the 14-year-old and a 17-year-old boy were passengers in the vehicle that was being driven by a 13-year-old girl when they slammed into a tree.
The 13-year-old girl has been charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing grievous bodily harm while excessively speeding, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, unlicensed driving and use mobile phone.
She has also been charged with serious assault of a police officer causing bodily harm after she allegedly punched an officer several times to the head and body around 10am yesterday, while she was in hospital receiving treatment for injuries sustained in the crash.
The girl has been denied police bail and will appear in the Cairns Children’s Court.
A 17-year-old Earlville boy was charged with one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and will appear in the Cairns Children’s Court.