Carlsbad Man in a Coma After Being Injured in Oilfield Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

CARLSBAD, N.M. - A Carlsbad man is in a coma and listed in critical condition after being injured in an oilfield accident last week.

According to the Carlsbad Current Argus, the accident happened last week at an oil rig off of State Road 128 outside of Carlsbad.

25-year-old Terry Dossey was working on the rig when a high pressure line broke.

The paper says when that happened the force sent Dossey flying 10 feet away.

He was taken to a Lubbock hospital where he's reportedly remains in a coma.