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‘Cheerful’ boy who died after hit by bin tractor on family farm remembered by heartbroken family

‘He was right next to me, then he disappeared’: Boy, 2, who died after he was hit by a bin that fell off a tractor in a freak accident that happened in front of his dad is remembered by his heartbroken family

  • A boy who died after being fatally hit by bin has been remembered by his family 
  • Darcy Membrey, two, was killed in a tragic accident on his family’s dairy farm
  • Grandfather said Darcy will be remembered as ‘very happy, very cheerful’ child

A ‘cheerful’ boy whose life was cut short after he was fatally hit by a bin has been remembered by his heartbroken family. 

Darcy Membrey, two, was struck by a bin after it fell off a tractor towing farm machinery at their family dairy farm in Naringal on Wednesday morning. 

He suffered severe crush wounds and his parents watched on in horror as he was treated by paramedics in his grandparent’s living room. 

Darcy Membrey, two, (pictured) suffered severe crush wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene

He (left) suffered severe crush wounds and his parents (pictured) watched on in horror as he was treated by paramedics in his grandparent's living room

He (left) suffered severe crush wounds and his parents (pictured) watched on in horror as he was treated by paramedics in his grandparent’s living room

Despite efforts from Air Ambulance workers to save the boy, he was pronounced dead at the scene.    

The boy’s grandfather has opened up about the incident, telling the Herald Sun Darcy would be remembered as a ‘very happy, very cheerful’ toddler. 

The grandfather said the accident happened in a ‘split second’, and Darcey’s family were present as the boy was treated on the lounge room floor for an hour. 

He added: ‘We are all very upset because we are a pretty close family.’

The tractor was reportedly being driven by a family member in the workshop area of the farm when the tragic accident took place.  

Police and WorkSafe Victoria are investigating the circumstances around the incident.  

The boy's grandfather has opened up about the incident, saying Darcy (right) would be remembered as a 'very happy, very cheerful' toddler

The boy’s grandfather has opened up about the incident, saying Darcy (right) would be remembered as a ‘very happy, very cheerful’ toddler

Darcy  was struck by a bin which fell off a tractor towing farm machinery at their family dairy farm in Naringal on Wednesday morning

Darcy  was struck by a bin which fell off a tractor towing farm machinery at their family dairy farm in Naringal on Wednesday morning



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