A teenager has died in a car accident while delivering pizza on the Gold Coast over the weekend.
A passenger was also injured in the accident, while another teenager in the car was not injured.
Alex Edwards, 18, was delivering pizza for Domino’s in Mudgeeraba around 9.15pm on Saturday when his car crashed into a tree on Somerset Drive.
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He died at the scene.
A 17-year-old boy who was a passenger in the car was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in stable condition, police said.
Another 17-year-old boy was not injured.
The P-plate driver had worked for the company for just over six months, Domino’s told 7NEWS.com.au.
A company spokesman described him as a “hardworking and valued” member of the team.
“Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited (Domino’s) is deeply saddened by the death of one of our team members in a single vehicle accident over the weekend on the Gold Coast,” the spokesman said.
“We will support our team members and the family and friends of everyone involved, including counseling services.
“We would like to offer our sincere condolences to Alex’s family and friends and ask that their privacy be respected at this extremely difficult time.”
The Forensic Crash Unit is further investigating the crash.
Anyone with information or relevant CCTV or dashcam footage is urged to contact police.
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