Quad Bike Accidents Claim Two Lives in SA

April 8, 2024 9:23 am in by
Quad bike. Photo by Thiago Schlemper, via

South Australia has lost two people to fatal quad bike accidents over the weekend.

A 92-year-old man from Forest Range died in hospital on Saturday 6 April after he had a serious crash on Friday night at his Masons Road private address.

Then around 6pm last night (Sunday 7 April), a 45-year-old man died after he crashed on a private property at Whites Flat, north of Port Lincoln.

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Police are preparing reports for the coroner.

Quad bikes are the leading cause of death on Australian farming properties. There is an average of 15 fatalities every year and a further 1,400 serious injuries associated with quad bikes.