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Mesa FD: Man rescued from overturned dump truck, hospitalized with serious injuries

Mesa FD rescues man from overturned dump truck
Construction worker hurt after dump truck overturns in Mesa
Posted at 3:58 PM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 20:46:03-04

MESA, AZ — A construction worker has been rushed to the hospital after being rescued from an overturned dump truck in east Mesa.

According to Mesa Fire Department officials, a man in his thirties became trapped when the Komatsu heavy haul dump truck he was operating overturned at a construction site near Higley Road and Longbow Parkway.

Rescue crews responded just after 3 p.m. and were able to free the man. The man was then flown by air to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Mesa police are investigating to find out what caused the incident.

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