Connect with us


Man charged over teen's hit-run death to apply for bail



A man charged with manslaughter after a 17-year-old motorcyclist died in an alleged hit-and-run remains behind bars.

But Tobias Alexander Fine, 21, is set to apply for bail this week after his matter was heard in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday.

Police allege Fine drove a Toyota HiLux utility dangerously in Waterford West, in Brisbane's south, and struck a dirt bike being ridden by two boys on Saturday night.

READ MORE: Two states brace for the hottest day in years

The 17-year-old rider died at the scene while his 19-year-old passenger sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital.

Fine allegedly fled the scene without assisting the pair.

READ MORE: Passenger dies after severe turbulence on private jet

Polair tracked the ute to Loganholme and Fine was taken into custody.

He has also been charged with grievous bodily harm and failing to remain at the scene.

Fine was not present in court when his matter was mentioned on Monday.

His matter was adjourned to Wednesday, when he is set to apply for bail at Beenleigh Magistrates Court.

Sign up here to receive our daily newsletters and breaking news alerts, sent straight to your inbox.

Source link