A man was injured in a Tucson trucking accident at the ASARCO mine Monday.
According to Avra Valley Fire District Assistant Chief Ray Klein, the driver of a large water truck became trapped after the vehicle rolled at the ASARCO Silver Bell mine northwest of Tucson. Northwest Fire District Captain Adam Goldberg says a technical rescue team was sent to the scene to assist Avra Valley fire crews.
Goldberg says hydraulic fluid and diesel fuel were leaking following the crash. Klein says crews were able to free the driver after about 90 minutes.
According to Avra Valley Police, the injured driver was transported by helicopter to University Medical Center in Tucson for treatment. Authorities say he is listed in critical condition.
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