Father-to-be Joe WIlliams has died after a freak accident involving a forklift in Central Queensland

Pictured: Young father-to-be who died in a horror forklift accident just a WEEK before his baby was due and shortly after buying a house with his partner

  • Young man tragically died in a freak forklift truck accident
  • He leaves behind his heartbroken partner, who is pregnant with his baby girl
  • Friends and family have created a fundraiser page to support the grieving family

A young father-to-be is tragically killed in a forklift accident, leaving behind his pregnant partner.

Brisbane man Joe Williams, 35, died when the forklift he was driving rolled and pinched his foot at Black Butt Court in Middleton, Central Queensland.

Ambulance personnel were called to treat a man in critical condition around 2:40 a.m. Saturday.

Father-to-be Joe Williams (pictured with partner Casey Watters) tragically passed away after a forklift accident

He unfortunately died of his injuries.

Friends and family have joined forces to raise money to support his partner, Casey Watters, and their unborn daughter.

“After the sad passing of Joe Williams, we want to do everything we can to support his partner Casey and their upcoming baby,” a fundraiser said.

It is clear that the couple recently bought a house together.

Close friend Tye Stephenson described Joe as a “brother, partner in crime and a prankster.”

Joe Williams (pictured) leaves behind his partner who is pregnant with their daughter.  A fundraiser has been launched to help the grieving family

Joe Williams (pictured) leaves behind his partner who is pregnant with their daughter. A fundraiser has been launched to help the grieving family

“Tragically taken from us too soon,” he wrote.

“I promise your mate I’ll always be here to look after your beautiful partner Casey and your beautiful daughter, even though I know you look down on them.”

The GoFundMe Page has currently raised just over $3,000 for the bereaved family.

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