Teens in custody after robbery and highway crash
Three teenaged boys have been charged following the alleged robbery of a ride share driver at Coomera and a traffic crash at Ormeau overnight.
At around 11.10 pm at a service station on the M1 at Coomera, a 31-year-old ride share driver was returning to his Toyota Camry when it is alleged the three boys assaulted him and stole his car.
A short time later at 11.30pm, The Toyota Camry was in company with a stolen Hyundai Kona on the M1 northbound when the Kona allegedly clipped a Toyota Rav, rolled, and was stopped by the centre guard rail.
A Hyundai i20 then collided with the Kona.
Police located the stolen Toyota Camry with its occupants parked on the side of the road a short distance from the crash scene.
Two boys aged 17 and one aged 16 were taken into police custody, charged with child under 18 unlawful use of a motor vehicle
The 17-year-old female driver and a 14-year-old girl, both from the Hyundai i20, were taken to Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The ride share driver and owner of the Toyota Camry was not injured.
Police investigations are ongoing.