23rd April 2018

The Resources Regulator has commenced an investigation into an incident involving the collision of two trucks at the Maules Creek coal mine.

A haul truck and service truck collided at an intersection at the mine on 21 April.

A truck operator was injured and transported to hospital.

Inspectors and investigators have been deployed to the mine site.

The Resources Regulator will publish an Investigation Information Release within the next 14 days to provide information on the potential cause and circumstances of the incident and assist the mining industry to reduce the likelihood of a similar event occurring.

As an investigation is underway, no further information will be made available at this time.