Worker lucky to be unharmed after tyre blowout

A MINEWORKER was washing down a dump truck at the wash pad at a New Zealand mine when its rear left hand tyre’s inside sidewall ruptured.

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At the time of the incident the body of the truck was in a raised position and the operator was at the rear of the truck, bending down to retrieve a hose, when he heard a loud noise and the truck

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