Listen Live
    US ambulance

    Hazmat Teams Called in US After Train-Truck Crash Causes Acid Spill - Reports

    © AP Photo / Mike Groll
    Get short URL
    0 20

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US authorities called hazardous materials (Hazmat) personnel to a scene of a train crash in the US state of Pennsylvania due to a large spill of hydrochloric acid, local media reported on Tuesday.

    Earlier in the day, a train hit a truck transferring more than 22 tons of hydrochloric acid in Washington County, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported.

    The incident prompted evacuations of residents from homes near the affected area, the report added.

    The truck driver was sent to a hospital and no other injuries have been reported, according to the report.

    collision, truck, train, ambulance, Pennsylvania, United States
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik