ON MONDAY, September 18 Queensland Police released a statement that a 12-year-old boy had died from injuries sustained in a crash at Bli Bli on September 3.
On the day of the accident at around 5.10pm a Mazda utility was traveling west on David Low Way when it stuck a 12-year-old boy who had been riding a scooter.
The boy was airlifted to the Queensland Children’s Hospital where he passed away on September 18.
The driver of the utility, a 27-year-old Bli Bli man, was served a notice to appear for drink driving after returning a reading of 0.069. He will appear at the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on October 30.
Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing, and additional charges are expected to be laid.
The Forensic Crash Unit are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have relevant dashcam/CCTV vision of the area to come forward.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000