Pipeline Explodes in Martin County

Pipeline Explodes in Martin County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY – Several people were injured after a pipeline explosion in Martin County.

The explosion happened on FM 829, just before 3 p.m.

We're told Arguijo Oil Services were drilling a trench when they hit a pipeline causing the explosion.

Five people suffered minor injuries. One person was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with internal injuries while another was airlifted to a Lubbock hospital.