Sun. Aug 14th, 2022

A teenager is dead after an alleged hit-and-run in the north-west Queensland community of Mount Isa during the early hours of this morning.

Emergency services were called to the corner of Delacour Drive and Dent Street in Pioneer sometime after midnight to treat a female victim for critical head injuries.

Police confirmed that she succumbed to her injuries.

An intersection in a remote town cordoned off with police tape.
Police have taped off areas at the scene.(ABC North West Qld: Emily Dobson)

Investigations are ongoing, and police are urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online.

This is the second hit-and-run to have occurred in Mount Isa over the space of two days.

Two pedestrians were hospitalized in stable conditions after being struck by a stolen vehicle during the early hours of Friday, August 5.

More to come.

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