Man run over during FeNaClNG preparations

Alicia PereraPilbara News
A 19-year-old man has been taken to Nickol Bay Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Camera IconA 19-year-old man has been taken to Nickol Bay Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Credit: WA News, Lincoln Baker/The West Australian.

A Karratha 19-year-old has been taken to hospital after being run over by a small truck during the set-up for major local festival FeNaClNG.

Police report the man was helping to move generators for the event, which is on this weekend, near Bulgarra Oval at about 3pm today when he was hit by the vehicle.

An ambulance conveyed him to Nickol Bay Hospital for treatment.

The extent of the man’s injuries are unknown, but are reported to not be life-threatening.

The collision has been classified as a workplace incident and both Karratha police and WorkSafe are investigating.

Inquiries are ongoing.

Karratha police Sergeant Mark Marriott said the truck driver was assisting police with their inquiries.

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