Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at 11:20 pm
Upper East Side, NY (May 28, 2019) – Police stated that a large chemical spill took place on Tuesday morning, May 28th, that left one person with serious injuries. According to the FDNY, the incident happened around 7:00 a.m. in the vicinity of Madison Avenue and East 62nd Street.
Authorities said that a call concerning the spill came in just after the accident occurred, which immediately resulted in the presence of responders at the scene. The accident was reported to have involved a 25-gallon chemical spill, prompting hazmat crews to clear up the aforementioned location.
According to the FDNY, one person suffered serious injuries as a result of the spill. The severity of the victims’ injuries has been listed as non-life-threatening at this time. As of right now, no further details concerning the chemicals, how the spill occurred, or the identities of those involved have been provided.
Exposure to Toxic Substances in New York
Injuries sustained due to a chemical spill is a terribly serious issue that may go overlooked by many, and our deepest sympathies are currently extended to the victim of this incident. We maintain our highest hopes for their full recovery at this time. Serious instances of exposure to toxic substances in New York occur more frequently than most may think, and it is important to understand that as the victim of a personal injury, you may have significant rights at this time.
Our compassionate New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose are here to fight for the compensation you deserve and to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries from exposure to a toxic substance due to a defective product, malfunctioning equipment, or any other reason beyond the victims’ control, please call 212-779-0057 today.
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