Hazmat situation sends two people to the hospital - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Hazmat situation sends two people to the hospital

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- Two people were sent to the hospital after a hazardous materials situation on Poplar Level Road near Watterson Park.

Fire officials say a truck was transporting forklift batteries, and during shipment one fell over and leaked acid.

An environmental company was called in to dilute it.  While doing so, two people in the trailer were overcome by the chemicals.  They were having trouble breathing and were taken to the hospital.

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