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AustraliaBoy, 7, dies in quad bike accident in WA's South West after ATV rolls over

05:00  14 april  2019
05:00  14 april  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

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A seven -year-old child has died in a quad bike accident on a farm in the South West . Child dies in quad bike crash. The child was riding an ATV when the vehicle rolled in Dingup.

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Boy, 7, dies in quad bike accident in WA's South West after ATV rolls over© Provided by ABC News The seven-year-old boy was taken to Manjimup Hospital but could not be saved.

Police say the death of a seven-year-old boy in a quad bike accident in Western Australia's South West on Saturday afternoon is not being treated as suspicious.

Paramedics were called to a property in Dingup just before 2:00pm and the child was taken to nearby Manjimup Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A police spokesperson said the boy was fatally injured after the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) he was riding rolled.

A report is being prepared for the coroner.

It is the third time WA's farming community has been rocked by an ATV-related death in recent months.

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A seven -year-old boy has died after a quad bike accident in the NSW Riverina on Sunday afternoon. The boy was riding the bike with a nine-year-old boy as a pillion passenger on a property on Irvins Road, Barellan, about 12.30pm. Police were told the pair were turning the bike when they fell off.

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A 50-year-old livestock agent died after a crash on a farm near Esperance in April, while a 17-year-old boy died after an accident on a farm in WA's Great Southern in December.

The two fatalities prompted a safety alert from WA's Department of Mines, Industry, Regulation and Safety.

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Also dirt bikes are considered to be ATVs as that they were designed for off road use only. Operators may roll over if caution isn't used at high speeds. The front end of three-wheelers In 2004, the latest year for which estimates are available, 767 people died in ATV -associated incidents. After consultation with stakeholders including farmers and quad cycle manufacturers, Australia ' s Heads of

A seven -year-old boy has died after the quad bike he was riding fell on him near Griffith on Sunday. The young boy was riding with a nine-year-old pillion passenger on a property at Barellan about 12.30pm, when they fell while turning the bike .

The department said users should consider alternative vehicles to travel around farms as "quad bikes may roll over and cause serious injury or death, particularly if used on uneven ground, at high speed or to carry heavy or uneven loads".

SafeWork Australia said there were 104 quad bike-related fatalities in Australia between 2011 and 2016.

Of those, 11 per cent were children aged 11 or under, while a third were aged 60 or over.

Half of the 104 fatalities were the result of a rollover, and 69 occurred on a farm or property with "unstable or uneven terrain" such as an incline, ditch, embankment, sand or mud.

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A 9-month-old girl has died following a crash on a dirt road in the South West on Saturday morning. © File photo/Justin Rake Major crash officers are investigating. Emergency services were notified of a single vehicle rollover on a dirt road 15km from Collie around 10.40am. The nine-month-old girl, who was a passenger in the car, received critical injuries and was taken to Collie Hospital by ambulance. Tragically she later died as a result of her injuries. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident, which left the driver and adult passenger with minor injuries.

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