Preliminary

Summary

Preliminary report released 27 July 2012

On Thursday 24 May 2012 Transfield Services Australia Pty. Ltd. road/rail vehicles TS24, TS45 and TS63 were travelling in convoy in a westerly direction between Forrest and Haig, Western Australia.

On arrival at the Haig level crossing the lead vehicle TS24 left the track. The second vehicle, Toyota utility TS45 was stationary on the level crossing being prepared to leave the track. At approximately 1711 the following Hino truck road/rail vehicle (TS63) collided with the rear of Toyota TS45.

The driver of the road/rail vehicle TS45 was fatality injured and the driver of TS24 incurred minor injuries following the collision.