One dead, two injured in horror workplace accident in Sydney

UPDATE @ 11.00am: One man has reportedly died and two others have been rescued after becoming trapped in a tank at an industrial site in Sydney’s west.

Just before 8.45am, emergency services rushed to Chisholm Road in Auburn after receiving reports three workers were trapped inside a tank.

Following a complex operation, two men were able to be extricated and have since been rushed to Westmead hospital with leg injuries.


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They’re in a stable condition.

According to reports by Fairfax Media, News Limited and ABC News, the third man was unable to be saved and died at the scene.

NSW Police are yet to confirm the news.

An investigation into how the accident occurred is now underway.

EARLIER @ 10:15am: TWO men are trapped in an oil tank at an industrial site in Sydney’s west.

Emergency services rushed to Chisholm Road in Auburn just before 8.45am after receiving reports three workers were trapped inside a tank.

One man was able to be freed. He has since been taken to Westmead Hospital with leg injuries.

A complex rescue operation is now underway to free the other two men, believed to be seriously injured.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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