Truck driver killed while checking underneath vehicle in Victoria

A truck driver has died as his vehicle rolled on top of him while he was checking underneath it.

The man pulled over on the South Gippsland Highway in Bena, Victoria, about 10.30am on Monday and police believe he had planned to inspect underneath his truck.

In the video above, a woman narrowly escapes crash with truck

But while he was under the vehicle it moved, and he died at the scene, police said.

The driver has not yet been formally identified.

The death occured on the South Gippsland Highway near Bass Valley Road. Credit: Google Maps

His death brings the state’s road toll to 211 in 2019, compared to 157 deaths at this time last year.

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