Ipswich detectives from the Ipswich Criminal Investigation Branch have charged a 16-year-old boy with grievous bodily harm after a 39-year-old man sustained serious head injuries at Goodna tonight.
Police will allege an altercation occurred between a man and teenage boy in Alice Street, Goodna around 5.20pm during which time the man was kicked to the head causing him to fall onto the roadway and strike his head.
He was transported to hospital with head injuries including a fractured skull and facial fractures.
A 16-year-old boy located at the scene was taken into custody.
Investigations are continuing.