Fatal ride-on mower crash Kinglake

Wednesday 28 December 2022 7:38am – 

Police are investigating the death of a man following a ride-on mower crash in Kinglake Central on Tuesday 27 December.

It’s believed the ride-on lawn mower flipped and the driver was ejected, becoming pinned underneath on an embankment in Whittlesea-Kinglake Road about 3.45pm.

A witness found the male unconscious and immediately called emergency services.

The male driver, a 51-year-old Murrumbeena man, died at the scene.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and investigations remain ongoing and will prepare a report for the coroner.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

For the current provisional lives lost tally please see https://www.police.vic.gov.au/road-safety-0.