Wednesday 29 June 2016

Farmer dies in quad bike rollover

A man has died after the quad bike he was driving rolled and crushed him at a dairy farm in Victoria's south-west on Sunday.

The man, 69, died at the scene. The incident occurred at Pomborneit East, about 23km north-west of Colac.

WorkSafe is investigating. 

Further Information

WorkSafe media enquiries: Peter Flaherty: 0478 881 663, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Caitlin Rode: 0434 685 577, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public enquiries: Call the WorkSafe Advisory Service on 1800 136 089 between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday, email info@worksafe.vic.gov.au or write to Advisory Service, PO Box 4306, Melbourne, 3001.