Worker in his 30s DIES as a forklift topples on top of him at a warehouse with colleagues sent home for the day
A man has tragically died after becoming trapped under a forklift on a worksite in Sydney’s west.
The man, in his 30s, was working at an industrial complex on Charles Street, St Marys, when the machine tipped on top of him at 6.30am on Monday.
Emergency services were called to the scene following reports of a serious workplace accident and arrived to find the man in a critical condition.
Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the man could not be saved and died at the scene.
A man has died after being crushed by a forklift on a worksite in Sydney’s western suburbs (pictured)
The man was working for automotive manufacturer Custom Denning, which builds electrical buses, 7News reports.
Shocked co-workers have been sent home for the day by the company.
NSW Ambulance said three ambulance road crews were dispatched to the scene.
NSW Police has alerted SafeWork NSW which will investigate just how the incident occurred.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.
The man’s shocked colleagues were sent home as police launch an investigation