Sulfuric acid spill injures 2 near airport - WKRN News 2

Sulfuric acid spill injures 2 near airport

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

Two workers were burned early Wednesday morning in a sulfuric acid spill.

The accident happened around 8 a.m. at Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services located at 10 Airways Boulevard off Briley Parkway near the Nashville airport.

The workers were taken by ambulance to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Authorities said one of the workers was burned when a 55-gallong drum of acid spilled onto him.

A co-worker was also burned when he tried to help the first worker wash himself off.

The first worker suffered burns to his head and hands.

Additional information was not released.

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