Man crushed to death by hydraulic truck lift

A MAN has tragically died after being crushed, reportedly by a hydraulic lift on a semi-trailer carrying cars in Sydney.

It happened on Bath Road at Kirrawee, in the city’s south, about 5.15am on Wednesday.

The man was reportedly working on the hydraulics system when the upper deck of the car carrier collapsed on him.


People from inside a nearby gym rushed out onto the street to help the man but sadly, he could not be saved.

Police and inspectors from SafeWork NSW are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.