Menu
News

Quarry accident claims man's life

A 25-YEAR-OLD Irish national was killed in a quarry accident at Talgai about noon on Saturday.

Detective Sergeant Darren Tamblyn from Warwick CIB said the man was driving a front-end loader and had dropped a bucket of sand in a crushing machine when he got out to check it.

"It looks like the 25-year-old man had fallen in and died on the scene. He was found by the owner of the business," Det Sgt Tamblyn said.

The man lived on the property.

As it is a workplace incident, Workplace Health and Safety officers are investigating.

On Saturday afternoon, the man's mother was contacted by Warwick police through the Irish Consulate and Irish Police. His name has not yet been released.

Police, the Queensland Ambulance Service and the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service were at the scene.

Topics:  accident detective killed police queensland ambulance service warwick workplace health and safety



LAST CHANCE: Get in quick for Games tickets

GET READY: Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games mascot Borobi is ready to cheer on the athletes.

FINAL release for tickets is about to happen, here's how to get them

'History would have been very different'

SLICE OF HISTORY: Members of the 11th Light Horse Warwick-Montrose Troop (from left) John Pollard, Ray Kuhn and Russell Broderick take part in the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the infamous Warwick Incident.

Warwick troop gears up to mark 100th anniversary of brutal battle

Warwick driver attempts to flee scene after two-car crash

CRASH: A Warwick man was picked up by police moments after he allegedly hit a car head-on.

Police nab driver moments after he allegedly hit a car head-on.

Local Partners