The tragic incident occurred at approx. 3.30pm on Bania Road and resulted in one fatality.

It is Council’s understanding that the accident is under investigation by the Police and Workplace Health and Safety, and there may be future actions by other agencies.

On behalf of Council, I would like to express our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased.

Council is providing support to those employees involved and would also like to encourage members of the public who feel they would benefit from access to support or assistance, to call Lifeline Helpline on 13 11 14 available 24hrs/7days.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the emergency services that attended the scene.