Two dozers collide after operator looked backwards

TWO dozers collided when preparing coal at a New South Wales open cut coal mine. One dozer was ripping when it hit the side of the other dozer, which was pushing.

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The blade of the ripping dozer was raised, damaging the access platform and ladder assembly of the other dozer.

The operator of the dozer that was ripping was looking backwards, away from the other dozer, at the time the incident occurred.