Sunday 15 September, 2019

Accident victim identified as Chinese national

The man who was killed in an accident in Wallerfield on Friday has been identified as Chinese national Huifa Yan.

Yan, 53, was said to be living in Wallerfield, close to a construction site in which he worked.

According to reports at about midday on Friday, Yan was involved in a road traffic accident which took place along a private road near E-teck Park.

He was said to be in a Bobcat loader which was proceeding along the roadway when it came into contact with a dump truck which was proceeding in the opposite direction.

Yan was thrown from the vehicle and landed violently. His head was crushed and he was killed instantly.

The deceased was said to have just left his workplace to get lunch when the accident took place.

 

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