A septic tank where a man died in Brisbane's southwest. Photo: Seven News
A septic tank where a man died in Brisbane's southwest. Photo: Seven News

Man dies after falling head-first into septic tank well

A MAN was reportedly trying to replace a septic tank when he fell head-first into the concrete well and died in southwest Brisbane.

The man, aged in his 50s, fell two metres into the concrete sewerage tank on a private property on Hornsey Road, Anstead.

A bystander raised the alarm about 10am on Wednesday and tried to revive the man.

Paramedics also performed CPR on the man, but were unable to revive him.

It is understood he was an owner-builder.

More on this story at Brisbanetimes.com.au


Your chance to win Simple Pleasures photo competition

Your chance to win Simple Pleasures photo competition

Love is all you need for Bruns photo comp

EDITORIAL: An idea even bigger than this headline

EDITORIAL: An idea even bigger than this headline

Strap yourself in fellow dreamers

Local Partners