Friday, November 30, 2012


Not a Maplewood story, but an issue of interest. reports:

More than 40 people, including some children, are being treated at Underwood-Memorial Hospital in Woodbury this morning afterthree railroad tanker cars carrying the chemical vinyl chloride crashed into Mantua Creek in Paulsboro.

UMH spokeswoman Molly Tritt said 11 people came in by ambulance — all from the scene — and so far, there have been 31 walk-ins, all with respiratory complaints. 

The initial five victims are being discharged shortly, Tritt said. 

1 comment:

Ajlounyinjurylaw said...

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that an over hundred-year-old bridge that has at least three trains a day rolling over it and has displayed a problem before 'might' have needed some serious consideration.