Two Men Injured in Oil Rig Accident Continue to Recover in Lubbock Hospital 4/7/13
CBS 7 News
April 7, 2013
Two men are recovering in a Lubbock Hospital after a deadly oil rig accident in Ward County on Friday.
Jose Cruz is listed in serious condition, while Roman Galindo is listed as satisfactory.
Galindo and Cruz were airlifted to the burn unit at University Medical Center in Lubbock.
The Ward County Sheriff's office tells CBS 7 that around 9 a.m. Friday morning they received a call about the blowout east of Barstow on an Anadarko Petroleum lease.
Officials on the scene determined that a pulling unit belonging to Basic Energy Services was in the process of rigging up on an Anadarko well when the well blew out.
The explosion blew the crew off the well head.
Two other men, Juan Rios and Olegario Rios were killed in the accident.
The sheriff's Office tells us OSHA is investigating.