Teens spent hours trying to start a 4WD – before the driver, 14, rolled it over a country road

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How did no one notice? Teens spend hours trying to start a 4WD in a skate park before the 14-year-old driver rolls him down a country road and kills his partner, 16.

  • The tragedy was on Friday night near Emerald, in Queensland’s Central Highlands
  • Police will claim that the driver, 14, has lost control of the large vehicle on a dirt road
  • Emergency services provided first aid to passenger, 16, but he died on the spot

Teens spent hours unsupervised starting a 4WD in a skate park before crashing and causing the death of a 16-year-old boy.

Nathanual Taylor, 16, was killed when a vehicle driven by a 14-year-old rolled over a country road near Emerald, in Queensland’s Central Highlands, several times.

How the kids managed to start the car without anyone noticing or stopping them has baffled locals looking for answers.

Nathanual Taylor, 16, (pictured) was killed when a vehicle driven by a 14-year-old rolled several times on a country road near Emerald, in Queensland’s Central Highlands.

Police believe the 4WD was driving on a dirt road in Queensland on Friday night when the underage driver lost control of the vehicle (stock image)

Police believe the 4WD was driving on a dirt road in Queensland on Friday night when the underage driver lost control of the vehicle (stock image)

Some suggested that other children help start the stationary car.

Two other passengers, both 14, were rushed to hospital with the driver.

Police believe the 4WD was driving on a dirt road when the underage driver lost control of the vehicle.

Early indications indicate that the car rolled several times before crashing.

Emergency services provided first aid to the seriously injured passenger, but he died on the spot shortly later.

The investigation by the forensic crash unit is continuing and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

Nathanual, a student at Emerald High School, was described as a ‘polite young boy’ who loved boxing and super trucks.

The tragedy took place near Emerald (pictured) in the Central Highlands region of Queensland on Friday around 6pm

The tragedy took place near Emerald (pictured) in the Central Highlands region of Queensland on Friday around 6pm

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