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
Tragedy has struck a small North Queensland town as a 13-year-old boy has died after rolling a car with the vehicle catching on fire.
The single vehicle crash took place in Bowen 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 admitted 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.