Man crushed by shipping container in horror Sydney workplace accident

UPDATE @ 2.00 PM | A MAN has tragically died after being crushed between two shipping containers at a workplace in Sydney.

Multiple emergency crews rushed to the scene in Port Botany around 10.30am today, after receiving reports a worker had been seriously injured.

It’s understood fellow workers performed CPR on their colleague before paramedics arrived on scene and took over.


Despite desperate attempts to save the man, believed to be aged in his 50s, he died at the scene.

Worksafe New South Wales is investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal incident.

EARLIER @ 12.00 PM | A MAN is fighting for life after being crushed by a large shipping container in Sydney.

Several emergency crews rushed to a location in Port Botany around 10.30am on Wednesday, after receiving reports of a serious workplace accident.

A man, aged in his 50s, is currently being treated by paramedics.

He’s understood to be in a critical condition.