Several people reportedly ran from the scene after the crash.
Several people reportedly ran from the scene after the crash. Annette Dew

Friends left 15-year-old mate for dead

UPDATE: POLICE have confirmed several people fled the scene after a car crashed into a house on Brisbane's northside, despite their 15-year-old mate being killed and another injured.

Road diversions were in place on Appleby Rd between Stafford Rd and Redwood St early on Saturday morning, after a car crashed through a fence and into a home at 2am.

Investigators at the scene of a fatal crash at Stafford.
Investigators at the scene of a fatal crash at Stafford. Annette Dew

Police have confirmed the dead boy, 15, was from nearby Everton Park.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics worked on the "young male" for some time but he was unable to be revived and died at the scene.

Another teenager was taken to Lady Cilento Hospital for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.

Several other people fled the scene after the crash, police said.

"As you can see there's debris all over the road and there's a lot of people shaken up," a witness told Channel 9 this morning.

"It was terribly confronting that you are waking up in the middle of the night and then yelling at the people to stop, who caused the accident."

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

EARLIER: A PERSON has been killed after a car crashed through a fence and into the front of a house on Brisbane’s northside.

Road diversions were in place on Appleby Rd between Stafford Rd and Redwood St early on Saturday morning, following the crash at 2am.

Police confirmed a person had died at the scene, while another person was taken to Lady Cilento Hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

The death is the second fatality overnight, with a young pedestrian also killed west of Brisbane.

A man in his 20s was hit by a vehicle as he walked along Tara Kogan Rd, Tara, west of Toowoomba, about 7pm on Friday.

He was taken to Tara Hospital but was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the incident.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating both fatalities.



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