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Near miss after truck operator fails to see approaching vehicle

A HAUL truck and a light vehicle have had a near miss at a New South Wales open cut coal mine after the truck veered to avoid a grader working on the curve.

Both the haul truck and light vehicle operators saw each other in time to stop their vehicles and avoid a collision.

Both the haul truck and light vehicle operators saw each other in time to stop their vehicles and avoid a collision.

The empty haul truck approached a corner where a grader was working on the inside of the curve. The haul truck moved to the wrong side of the road to pass the grader and did not see any approaching...

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