Maryborough crash: Three people killed and teenager charged over Saltwater Creek Road collision

Three killed in horror crash as a 13-year-old boy is charged over their deaths after allegedly stealing a Mercedes Benz

  • Three people killed in crash
  • Teenager charged over incident 

Three people have been killed in a horror car crash with a 13-year-old boy charged over their deaths after he allegedly stole a Mercedes Benz. 

The Mercedes allegedly slammed into the back of a Holden, which then collided into a Mazda, on Saltwater Creek Road at Maryborough, four hours north of Brisbane, in Queensland, at 11pm on Sunday.

Two of the Holden’s passengers – a 29-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl – died at the scene, as did the 52-year-old female Mazda driver. 

A 23-year-old woman who was badly injured in the Holden is in a critical condition and has been taken to Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital.

Three people have been killed in a horror crash with a teenager charged after allegedly stealing a Mercedes Benz (stock image)

Police allege the Mercedes Benz had been stolen just hours earlier at 8.40pm.

A passenger of the Mercedes is understood to have fled the scene. 

The driver of the Mercedes Benz suffered minor injuries to his foot. 

A 13-year-old boy was charged with three counts of dangerous operation of motor vehicle causing death and one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He will appear before Maroochydore Children’s Court at a later date. 

Detectives have launched an investigation into the matter.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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