Teenager Charged Over Tragic Fatal Crash At Oxenford

15-Year-Old Boy Killed In May


Matt Petropoulos

4 December 2018

Matt Petropoulos

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An 18-year-old man has been charged over a two-car crash at Oxenford in May that claimed the life of a teenage boy.

Police will allege a sedan and utility were travelling in opposite directions on Tamborine Oxenford Road at around 3.30pm on Sunday, May 20 when they collided.

A 15-year-old boy from Oxenford, who was in the rear driver's side passenger seat of the sedan, was pronounced dead at the scene.

While the driver of that vehicle was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital with critical injuries.

The other two people in the sedan, as well as all three occupants of the ute, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

It was revealed on Wednesday that the 18-year-old from Coomera was charged with one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death.

He is due to appear before Southport Magistrates Court on January 23, 2019.

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