An 18-12 months-outdated person suspected of being the driver of an allegedly stolen car or truck involved in a crash that killed motorcyclist Jennifer Board in Townsville has been arrested.
9News understands the person is acknowledged to law enforcement.
Law enforcement claim the male was one of a number of young adults who have been believed to be in a stolen Hyundai sedan that was associated in a deadly targeted traffic crash at Thuringowa Central on Friday.
It is alleged a team of vigilantes in a Holden Statesmen were being chasing the Hyundai sedan when the two collided, forcing the Holden on to the completely wrong aspect of the road around the intersection of Ross River Road and Ridley Street and into the path of Ms Board, who was driving a motorbike.
Ms Board, 22, died at the scene.
The driver of the Holden, a 25-calendar year-aged Bushland Seaside guy and his two travellers, a 41-year-outdated Kirwan male and a 22-yr-outdated Aitkenvale woman, ended up taken to clinic with insignificant accidents.
Queensland Law enforcement said very last evening that they had arrested a 17-calendar year-previous female from Aitkenvale, who they allege was a passenger in the stolen Hyundai.
She has been billed with 5 counts of illegal use of a motor vehicle and a single count of stealing.
She has been denied police bail and is anticipated to deal with Townsville Children’s Court nowadays.
Police reported they ended up however investigating “the other occupants considered to be in the stolen Hyundai”.
Close friends of Ms Board have paid out tribute to the youthful woman they remembered as beautiful and form.
Pals, colleagues and strangers introduced bouquets and balloons, even tying ribbon to the fence she strike, with a convoy of bikes honouring her memory.
The death has sparked outrage in Townsville, exactly where locals say they are fed up with youth-relevant criminal offense.
“I have read a ton of dashing up and down this freeway for 6 many years, I say to myself it is really sure to happen, an incident was sure to happen,” community Erika Crosbie advised 9Information.
With group problem about developing youth criminal offense, Queensland Police are also urging vigilantes not to choose matters into their own arms.
“We give the exact suggestions all the time, police perform has to be performed by the law enforcement,” Queensland Law enforcement Superintendent Glen Pointing told 9Information.
“We’re qualified to do it.”