Serious Accident Alert: Miners injured when water truck overturns

Kerry Clines

February 19, 2018

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a Serious Accident Alert following an accident involving a water truck at a sand and gravel operation. On January 19, 2018, a water truck operator and passenger were seriously injured when their truck overturned. The truck tank was 3/4 full of water at the time of the accident, and the roadway was slightly uneven. Both miners were wearing their seat belts.

Overturned Vehicle

MSHA offers the following Best Practices to help prevent this type of accident:

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