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Truck Carrying Swimming Pool Chemicals Overturns

One man was injured. A haz-mat team was sent in for cleanup.

One man was injured when a truck carrying pool chemicals overturned today in Silver Lake. Patch file photo.
One man was injured when a truck carrying pool chemicals overturned today in Silver Lake. Patch file photo.

A man was seriously injured today when a truck carrying swimming pool chemicals overturned in the Silver Lake area.

Paramedics sent to the 4600 block of Santa Monica Boulevard about 6:30 a.m. transported the man for hospital treatment, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

A hazardous-materials team was sent to clean up some chemicals that spilled. Traffic was routed away from the area while crews worked to clear the scene.

--City News Service

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