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March 6, 2018

Truck Carrying Hydrochloric Acid Involved in Train Accident

Posted on March 6, 2018 Early this morning, a truck carrying Hydrochloric Acid was involved in a train accident in Pennsylvania. 4,400 pounds of Hydrochloric acid spilled out of the truck after the accident, going into a nearby river and calling Hazmat crews to the scene. The driver was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital and his condition was immediately unknown. However, because of the nature of the accident, 2 other people were taken to hospitals and 8 people were treated at the scene due to exposure. The train accident was so severe that it carried the truck 100 yards down […]