Thursday 07 May 2015

Farmer dies after quad bike fall

A farmer has died on a cattle farm at Kergunyah today, after falling from a quad bike.

 

It’s believed the 81-year-old man was moving stock in a paddock around 10am when he was thrown from the quad bike he was riding.

The man died at the scene.

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 Kate Fawcett: 0478 305 640, 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.