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Hazardous Chemical Leak Leaves 66 Injured

Sixty-six people were injured Wednesday after hazardous chemical spill at a Chicagoland chemical spill. The accident occurred at Yellow Transportation around 10:20 Wednesday night when 30 and 40 gallons of a high-concentration of hydrogen peroxide leaked from a 275 gallon plastic container and reacted with materials in the area to produce a hazardous gas. 21 of the 66 people injured in the incident were taken to nearby hospitals for medical treatment. The remaining 45 were treated on scene. There is no word yet whether the leak was caused by human error or negligence. As of now, no personal injury law suits have been filed in this matter.

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