News

Man charged with murder after hit and run

A 21-year-old man has been charged with murder after a hit and run that killed a 17-year-old boy in Brisbane's south-eastern suburbs on Saturday night.

The 21-year-old was arrested by police yesterday, and will appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court on murder charges today.

A brawl at a party in Station Rd, Woodridge, spilled onto the street about 10.30pm on Saturday, Queensland Police reported.

Police said investigations revealed two groups were fighting and damaging property before a car was allegedly driven into a group of people standing on the footpath.

The 17-year-old, who was hit by the car, suffered serious injuries and later died in hospital.

Police said the car left the scene but was recovered on Sunday morning.

A witness spoke to Sky News at the scene, saying the car was doing "drive-bys" when it was driven into the young man.

Topics:  brisbane, charges, hit and run, murder


Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
Maximum Exposure Expressions Of...
Commercial Huge Warrego Highway exposure opportunity with all the interchange roadworks now complete. ...
Maximum Exposure Expressions Of...
Commercial Huge Warrego Highway exposure opportunity with all the interchange roadworks now complete. ...
DA Approved Commercial... $1,600,000
Commercial The site consists of 5 property titles. Current addresses for these titles ...
YOU'RE ONTO A WINNER AT... offers over...
House 3 1 1

Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.


Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save