Man in critical condition following incident with dump truck in Olathe

OLATHE, Kan. - A man is in critical condition after he was injured while reportedly working underneath a dump truck.

Police said at 7:30 a.m. they responded to a report of an injury at Lone Elm Quarry. When officers arrived, they found a 36-year-old male who had been injured by a dump truck. 

Officials said initial reports indicated the man was doing some mechanical work underneath the dump truck when another worker, unaware of the man underneath the truck, moved it and ran over the victim.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

The case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department Traffic Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7500 or 913-971-6950.

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