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Texas- Two Workers Hospitalized After Rig Floor Collapses

October 28, 2018

Two people seriously injured in oil rig accident north of Silsbee in Hardin CountyTwo people were taken to the hospital after an oil rig accident in Hardin County.

Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis said the rig floor collapsed off Highway 92 near Airline Road which is 5 miles north of Silsbee.

The call came in at about 9:15 p.m. as a reported entrapment and three workers were reported injured.

A medical helicopter and ambulance responded around 9:20 p.m.

Both of the victims are in stable condition at the hospital.


Someone claiming to be a brother to one of the victims  says his brother lost his foot. he claims the cause of the accident was, "...they were going in the hole and the driller was on his phone and wasn't paying attention and crowned it out broke the drill line and it came and seen them something it could have been prevented"


Deans and Lyons Oilfield Injury Attorneys

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