UPDATE: Teen struck by two cars remains critical

UPDATE:

830am: The 17-year-old who was struck by two vehicles in the early hours of Thursday morning remains in a critical condition in the Royal Women and Children's Hospital in Brisbane.

EARLIER:

A TEENAGER has been airlifted to the Royal Women and Children's Hospital in Brisbane in a critical condition after he was struck by two cars at Dundowran in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The 17-year-old boy was left with life-threatening injuries after the incident, which happened about 1.45am yesterday.

A spokeswoman from the Queensland Ambulance service said the teen had head and arm injuries as well as a punctured lung.

He was initially taken to Hervey Bay Hospital in a serious condition.

Sergeant Darryn Morris said the Forensic Crash Unit was helping Hervey Bay police, but the circumstances were not suspicious.

No charges had been laid against the driver of either vehicle.

Sgt Morris said preliminary investigations revealed the drivers of the vehicles were not at fault.

"Police have spoken to two drivers of the vehicles and passengers," he said.

The two vehicles involved in the incident have been impounded and next of kin have been notified.

The Forensic Crash Unit was still investigating the incident.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours a day.


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