WA mine crash stats released

THERE were 292 vehicles involved in 172 crashes on mine sites in Western Australia between January 2015 and December 2016 – with five of those incidents ending in tragedy.

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A fatality occurred at the Cornishman pit in September 2015 when a haul truck driver tipping waste lost control of his vehicle coming down a ramp and hit a parked-up dozer.

This is according to a study by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.