Stories tagged with: Buckingham Coal

September 20, 2012 - 10:31am
2 years 32 weeks ago

Investigators at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources release preliminary findings into a Wednesday morning mining accident at Buckingham Coal.

A spokesperson for ODNR said their initial report indicates the accident took place because of a miscommunication between the track and traffic coordinator.

Investigators said the accident occurred during a shift change while the day shift was going into the mine and the night shift was coming out.

One of the rail cars was...

September 19, 2012 - 12:30pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

Perry County Sheriff William Barker says at 7:13 Wednesday morning, a call came in from Buckingham Coal, on State Route 13 near Township Road 289, requesting EMS for an accident involving five workers in the number seven mine.

"One of the mine people told me that the two cars that collided on a single rail. So they were obviously transporting people on
the same rail, and most likely in different directions and that's how they ended up colliding," said Sheriff Barker....

September 19, 2012 - 9:22am
2 years 32 weeks ago

Five miners suffer injuries after an accident Wednesday morning at Buckingham Coal.

Perry County Sheriff William Barker said John Reich from Woodsfield and Brian Post from Corning were flown by Medflight to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Brian McLaughlin of Glouster and Todd Sinift of Corning were transported by local ems to O'Blenis Hospital in Athens.

A fifth victim Jeremy Hasman of Glouster was taken by EMS to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.

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September 19, 2012 - 7:56am
2 years 32 weeks ago

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...

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