Truck driver dies collecting rubbish skip

A truck driver died yesterday after being struck by his own truck while collecting a hire rubbish skip bin at a workplace in Kew.
News article published

Friday 25 Jan 2019

The driver, 55, had left the cabin of his vehicle when the truck moved and struck him before it crashed through a side fence and into a garage on an adjoining property.

WorkSafe is investigating.

The fatality brings the number of workplace deaths this year to four, compared to one at the same time last year.