Monday 20 November 2017

Farmer dies after off road ute tips

A man in his early 70s has died after the rough terrain utility vehicle he was driving tipped over at a sheep property at Bonnie Doon.

 

It is believed the man was driving up a steep incline when the vehicle slipped and tipped onto its side.

The driver was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.   

WorkSafe investigations are continuing.

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.