By Kara Van Pelt
A coal miner employed at a Fayette County mine was injured Thursday morning, according to 911 dispatchers.
According to Fayette County authorities, a call came in just after 7 a.m. reporting an injured miner at Alloy Mine, a private company established in 2008 and incorporated in the state in 2008, according to its website.
The caller reported a worker who was exiting the mine had fallen approximately 12-feet and had sustained injuries, dispatchers said.
The man was transported by General Ambulance Service to a site where he was then flown, via Health Net, to a Charleston hospital.
A spokesman for Alloy said the miner, whose name has not been released, suffered facial lacerations and broken ribs as a result of the fall.
The man was in good condition after receiving stitches to repair a wound on his forehead and treatment for his broken ribs, the spokesman added, and is expected to make a full recovery.