Teenage girl thrown from ute in alleged dangerous driving incident

Teenage girl thrown from ute in alleged dangerous driving incident

A 12-year-old girl is set to face court after a reckless driving incident which ended in a 13-year-old girl being thrown from the tray of a ute.

The girls were in a white, stolen Toyota Landcruiser which was allegedly seen driving erratically around 2am on Tuesday in the Bayulu Community in Fitzroy Crossing.

The 13-year-old girl in the tray of the ute was allegedly unrestrained and she was thrown from the vehicle when it continued to drive in a dangerous manner.

She received serious injuries and was flown to Perth, and remains in the Perth Children’s Hospital in a stable condition.

The alleged driver has been charged with dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm, stealing a motor vehicle and having no authority to drive.

She will appear in the Fitzroy Crossing Children’s Court at a later date.

Anyone with information regarding this crash, or who saw the vehicle in the Bayulu Community or surrounding areas prior to the crash should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, report the information online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au, or contact your local police station.