Man charged over death on SE Qld worksite

A MAN has been charged with manslaughter after a worker was hit in the head with earth moving equipment and killed.

Police said the fatal incident happened on a worksite in Springfield Lakes on April 10.

“Just before 2pm, it will be alleged a man was struck in the head by earth moving equipment and suffered serious injuries.”


The man was rushed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital, where he died the following day.

Following investigations by Workplace Health and Safety, officers yesterday charged a 24-year-old Yarrabilba man with one count of manslaughter.

He is due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court today.