A person is believed to have died in an accident in Wallan.

About 20 emergency vehicles rushed to a trench on Springridge Boulevard, Wallan, in the Springridge Estate where it is believed an accident occurred at 3pm on Thursday, August 16.

Police and emergency services were on scene at a workplace incident at Wallan.

The police released a statement on Thursday night.

“It’s believed a worker fell into a trench on a Springridge Boulevard work site when the trench collapsed about 2.50pm,” the statement read.

“The worker who is yet to be formally identified died at the scene. Police will prepare a report for the coroner.”