Mining Accident at Buckingham Coal

POSTED BY: Nichole Hannahs
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 07:56 AM

Emergency personnel are responding to an accident at Buckingham Coal between Corning and Glouster.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office said two deep mine cars carrying miners into and out of the mine collided.

Squads are on the scene and a medical helicopter is on stand-by.

Scanner reports indicate that five or six miners were injured in the accident that took place around 7:30 Wednesday morning.

A WHIZ-TV crew is on its way to the scene. We'll bring you more as it becomes available.


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