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.”


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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.