The car had allegedly been stolen, with one witness claiming it was being driven at around Townsville, Australia, at 120kph before it crashed into a traffic light pole after clipping a roundabout and flipping over.

    Four children have died in a horrific car crash with the driver, aged just 14, arrested for dangerous driving.

    Lucius Baira-Hill, 13, Aaliyah Tappa Brown, 17, Rayveena Coolwell, 15, and Cayenne Nona, 14, died at the scene of the crash in Townsville, Australia, yesterday.

    The car had allegedly been stolen, with one witness claiming it was being driven at around 120kph before it crashed into a traffic light pole after clipping a roundabout and flipping over.

    A 14-year-old who was driving received only minor injuries and was taken to Townsville University Hospital in a stable condition.

    The teenager has since been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle as well as two counts of unlawful use of a vehicle and burglary, and a count of possessing dangerous drugs.

    Cayenne Nona, Rayveena Coolwell, Lucius Baira-Hill and Aaliyah Tappa Brown were all killed

    A witness who spoke to the Townsville Bulletin said he was convinced an accident was about to occur when he saw the speed they were travelling.

    He said: "They were doing at least 120kmp down Hodges Crescent and I said to the missus they're going to kill someone.

    "There were no police around, just these two cars and they just kept doing blocks."

    Images from the scene show a horrific tangled mass of metal where the car collided with a pole.

    Debris from the crash can also be seen strewn across the road as officers carry out forensic work at the scene.

    Wreckage of the car that smashed into traffic lights
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    Debris from the crash is strewn across the road
    (Image: Getty Images)

    Tributes have been left at the scene of the tragedy, with one reading "Fly high Luie”.

    Loves ones have also paid tributes to the young victims on social media.

    Sonya Maree Belia paid tribute to Cayenne Nona on Facebook, saying: "Life is so unfair … you was so young and full of life," she wrote.

    "You had your own little ways and unique vibe about you, you shined from miles away and always made an entrance.

    "We all just love and miss you so much right now … I just hoped and wish this was all a dream."

    The car had reportedly been stolen earlier the same day
    (Image: Getty Images)

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the accident was "horrific".

    She said: "There are four families that will be grieving today and for a long time to come.

    "It is tragic beyond words."

    Superintendent Glen Pointing said police had seen that vehicle earlier in the night, reports news.com.au.

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    “There was another stolen vehicle getting around to Townsville last night, and there were some reports that those vehicles were getting around the streets driving dangerously,” he said.

    In tribute to the children and their families, Superintendent Pointing added: "Any event like this is a tragedy.

    "We don’t like going to these incidents. As I said, it is a tragedy for the children involved, it is a tragedy for their families, and it is all so confronting to first responders, whether they be police, fire, ambulance. Everyone involved."

    Sourse: www.mirror.co.uk

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