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Teens crash stolen car, Townsville

POLICE have charged two teenage boys following a serious traffic crash in Townsville n Thursday night.

At 2.45am on Friday morning, a stolen Mazda CX5 was headed north on Woolcock street when the car left the road and hit a tree.

Two teenagers were located at the scene and three others located a short time later nearby.

All five youths were transported to hospital, with two in a serious condition.

Three of the teenagers have since been released from hospital.

A 15-year-old Palm Island boy has been charged with two counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing grievous bodily harm, three counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, unlicensed driving, fail to provide a specimen of blood, five counts of enter dwelling and commit indictable offence and two counts of attempted enter dwelling with intent to commit indictable offence.

A 13-year-old Wulguru boy has been charged with two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and one count each of unlicenced driving, driving without due care or attention, and wilful damage.

Both will appear in Townsville Childrens Court today, February 3.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Quote this reference number: QP2400185177

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